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Saudi Airstrike kills 7 civilians in Western Yemen

Thursday 12 January 2017
Saudi Airstrike kills 7 civilians in Western Yemen

A Yemeni Houthi Ansarullah fighter walks past destroyed houses in the old quarter of the northwestern city of Sa’ada, Yemen, on January 11, 2017. (Photo by Reuters)

Latest rounds of Saudi airstrike against Yemen’s residential areas have killed at least seven civilians.

Alwaght- Latest rounds of Saudi airstrike against Yemen's residential areas have killed at least seven civilians.

A local source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said three women and four children were killed as Saudi fighter jets bombarded an area in the Bayt al-Faqih district of Yemen’s western coastal province of Hudaydah on Thursday morning, Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported.

A number of Saudi artillery rounds hit al-Sheikh area of Monabbih district in the mountainous northwestern province of Sa’ada shortly afterwards, but there were no immediate reports of casualties and the extent of damage caused.

Yemeni forces and fighters from allied popular committees, in return, fired several rockets against the Alab border crossing in Saudi Arabia's southwestern border region of Asir, leaving scores of Saudi troopers and pro-Saudi militiamen loyal to the former government dead and injured.

The developments came as United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) representative in Yemen Meritxell Relano said almost 1,400 children have been killed and 2,140 injured as a result of the conflict in Yemen.

She added that some 2,000 schools have been destroyed, damaged or used for military purposes or as shelters for displaced families.

Saudi warplanes attacked on Tuesday an elementary school in the northeast of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, killing at least 8 Yemeni children and injuring 15 others.

The school in the Nehm district was reportedly completely destroyed, and the search for survivors in the rubble continues, state-run SABA reported.

This was the latest in a long string of airstrikes on civilian areas in Yemen. More than one-third of the air raids carried out by the US-backed Saudi-led coalition in Yemen have hit civilian areas. A panel of experts documented for a United Nations report coalition attacks on not just schools, but also on civilian homes, hospitals, funerals, weddings, and more.

Less than a month ago, Human Rights Watch (HRW) accused the Saudi-led coalition of hitting two schools in the northern Yemeni city of Saada with Brazilian-made surface-to-surface rockets containing banned cluster munitions.

The Saudi war on Yemen, which has reportedly killed at least 11,400 Yemenis, was launched on March 20145 in a failed bid to reinstate the former Pro-Saudi government.

The Saudi war has also taken a heavy toll on the country’s facilities and infrastructure, destroying many hospitals, schools and factories.

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