Yemen’s air forces attacked the funeral procession, killing six women and a girl
The house where the mourners gathered for the funeral 16.02.2016
In Yemen, in the governorate of Sana’a in an alleged airstrike on Wednesday evening at the funeral procession were killed, six women and one girl, dozens of people were injured. This was announced by UN special envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.
The airstrike completely destroyed the building in which mourners have gathered for the Wake. It was the only building in the area, AFP reports.
The UN special envoy has expressed concern in connection with this event and underlined that “attacks on civilians cannot be justified under any circumstances”.
“In Yemen, the daily killing of civilians during the indiscriminate shelling of residential areas, which commit all parties to the conflict, ignoring the norms of international humanitarian law”, – said in a statement on Friday the statement of the I. Ould Sheikh Ahmed .
The UN representative stressed that the ongoing military confrontations on the red sea coast even more exacerbating the already disastrous situation.
As reported, on January 29, US troops fired on the fighters of “al-Qaeda” in Yemen, there are dead on both sides.
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