Monday, 6 April 2015

6th April 2015, Saudi led coalition airstrike on home near Saada City, killing family of 7 including 4 women 2 children

From a Human Rights Watch report, attack on family home 5kms from Saada City, killing at least 7 including 4 women and 2 children:

Around 12:30 a.m. on April 6, an aerial attack struck the home of Muhammad Daghfal, killing seven members of the family, including four women and two children, according to Muhammad Gahsha, a grave worker who buried the dead. Human Rights Watch visited the ruins of the house, which was located in a rural area about five kilometers from the center of Saada City. An investigator at the Salam hospital confirmed the deaths. Satellite imagery recorded on April 7 shows the complete destruction of the Daghfal house. Satellite imagery shows no other damage in the vicinity.

Targeting Saada: Unlawful Coalition Airstrikes on Saada City in Yemen
June 30, 2015 Human Rights Watch

Warning: the following media is graphic and distressing. It is put here as evidence of war crimes.

The following report from the Legal Center for Rights and Development also confirms that 7 civilians were killed in Saada that day:

Communication stations were also targeted

Ref: 15040601

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