Saudi Warplanes Continue Bombing Yemen
- May, 14, 2020 - 14:29
- World news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Saudi warplanes bombarded several towns and districts in Yemen’s north, northwest, center, and west.
The towns of al-Khob and al-Sha’ab in northern al-Jawf Province, the Shada’a district of northwestern Sa’ada Province, and Qanieh region in the central province of al-Bayda were all targeted by Saudi jets on Wednesday, local sources reported.
The sources said several districts in Yemen’s western, coastal province of Hudaydah also came under Saudi-led coalition attacks.
The attacks destroyed several residential buildings and inflicted other material damage, but there was no immediate word on possible casualties.
With the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan, the Saudi-led military coalition waging war on Yemen decided to “extend the ceasefire for a month,” according to its spokesman Turki al-Maliki.
The chairman of the Supreme Revolutionary Committee of Yemen, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, has dismissed the Saudi-led coalition’s extension of the unilateral ceasefire in the war-ravaged Arab country by one month, saying Yemenis are expecting serious actions rather than words, which are simply media maneuver.
The Saudi-led coalition invaded Yemen in 2015. Since then, over 100,000 people have been killed, according to the US-based Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED).