Saudi Arabia Uses Cluster Bombs in Airstrikes on Sa'ada

Saudi Arabia Uses Cluster Bombs in Airstrikes on Sa'ada
Mon Oct 19, 2015 15:00:20

Saudi warplanes pounded the province of Sa'ada with internationally banned cluster bombs, leaving several civilians dead.

Yemeni media have released a video on Sunday showing Saudi fighter jets bombing the residential area of Maran village in Sa'ada Province with cluster bombs.

Tens of civilians were reportedly killed in the attack and several houses were destroyed.

Separately, Saudi bombs also hit a number of locations in Sanhan district in the capital city of Sana’a.

Saudi fighter jets also pounded the security forces headquarters in Haraz district in Hajjah Province.

Meanwhile, a number of civilians were killed in Saudi bombings in al-Hazm district in al-Jawf Province.

On Sep 18, Saudi Arabia used cluster bombs in its airstrikes on the province of Sa'ada.

Saudi fighter jets attacked residential areas in Baqim district in Sa’ada with cluster munitions, Yemen’s al-Masirah TV reported on Friday night.

Saudi Arabia has been striking Yemen for 208 days now to restore power to fugitive president Mansour Hadi, a close ally of Riyadh. The Saudi-led aggression has so far killed at least 6,689 Yemenis, including hundreds of women and children.

Hadi stepped down in January and refused to reconsider the decision despite calls by Ansarullah revolutionaries of the Houthi movement.

Despite Riyadh’s claims that it is bombing the positions of the Ansarullah fighters, Saudi warplanes are flattening residential areas and civilian infrastructures; FNA reported.


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