TEHRAN (defapress) - Saudi Arabia's warplanes on Friday evening launched military strikes against Yemen’s Defense Ministry in the capital city of Sana’a.
News ID: 66943
Publish Date: 11November 2017 - 11:14
The Arabic-language al-Masirah television network said that
the Saudi warplanes have targeted Yemen’s Defense Ministry building two times.
After the attack, Saudi-led coalition warplanes hovered in
Sana’a sky for hours.
Initial media reports said at least three civilians were
injured in the attacks. Witnesses said the number of casualties may rise as
injured are pulled from the rubble.
One of the strikes hit a residential area near the ministry,
The Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounded also the Yemen's
largest port, al-Hodeidah and killed and injured 16 fisherman in al-Bawadi
Yemen’s defenseless people have been under massive attacks
by the coalition for more than two and half years but Riyadh has reached none
of its objectives in Yemen so far.
Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and some of its Arab allies
have been carrying out deadly airstrikes against the Houthi Ansarullah movement
in an attempt to restore power to fugitive former President Abd Rabbuh Mansour
Hadi, a close ally of Riyadh.
Over 12,000 Yemenis, including thousands of women and
children, have lost their lives in the deadly military campaign.