Sunday, 12 April 2015

12th April 2015, Ibb stadium and residential area hit by Saudi led coalition airstrike in Yemen, killing 2 women and 7 children

On the 12th April 2015, the Saudi led coalition airstrikes hit Ibb stadium as well as a residential area, destroying the home of Mr Abdu Ali Al-Absi killing 9 members of his family, including 1 woman and 5 children, and injuring 6.

This report by the Legal Center for Rights and Development details the incidents that day.

WARNING: the following videos are graphic and distressing. They are put here as evidence of war crimes, to call on the UN for an independent inquiry, and to call on Western governments to honour the Arms Treaty and to stop the supply of weapons to Saudi Arabia.

The following amateur videos capture some of the fear and panic when the airstrikes hit this densley populated city that day.

The man filming in the following footage is standing on the rubble just after an airstrike and he is saying "we need a winch, we need a winch".

The man filming on the following video says "oh my God have mercy on us, the hit was on the stadium" as well as "why the hell did they attack the stadium?" 

The following amateur footage shows smoke rising from the city and gives an indication of how densley populated the area is.

News links and tweets from that day:

Ref: 15041201

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