Saudi warplanes kill Yemeni children, market clients

This 9 August 2018 video says about itself:

AFP: Yemen: An attack on a bus carrying children in rebel-held northern Yemen on Thursday left dozens of people dead or wounded, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.

“Following an attack this morning on a bus driving children in Dahyan Market, northern Saada, (an ICRC-supported) hospital has received dozens of dead and wounded”, the organisation said on Twitter without giving more details. “Under international humanitarian law, civilians must be protected during conflict“, it added.

Translated from Dutch NOS TV today:

‘Dozens of dead and wounded by Yemen air strike

In an air raid on a bus and a busy market in the northwest of Yemen, according to the Red Cross, dozens of people have been killed and injured. The bus transported children, reports the aid organization.

According to the head of the Red Cross in Yemen, most victims are under 10 years old. The German news agency DPA reports that at least 39 people were killed in the attack, including many children.

The attack was carried out by units of the coalition that is fighting the Houthi rebels under the leadership of Saudi Arabia.

UPDATE: this attack killed at least 43 people.


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