Tuesday, 5 May 2015

5th May 2015, mother and 7 children killed in Sahar distrcit, Yemen, when coalition airstrike hits home

On the 5th Mayy 2015, the Saudi led coalition airstrike struck a home in Al-Thabyan village, 20kms north-west of Sadah city, killing 8 civilians including a mother and her 7 children.

This is from a HRW report:

On May 5, an aerial attack struck the house of Muhammed al-Hibbi, killing his wife and all seven children when the roof collapsed on top of them, according to his cousin, Nuh Ahmed al-Hibbi.Human Rights Watch did not visit the impact site, but medical staff corroborated the number of casualties. 

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

This is Mwatana's report of the incident:

Ref: 15050501

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