Friday, 3 July 2015

3rd July 2015, 3 children and 1 woman killed in Al-Jeraf residential area when coalition airstrike hits houses in Sanaa, Yemen

On 1.30am Friday 3rd July 2015, the Saudi led coalition airstrikes hit the residential area of Al-Jeraf in Yemen's capital Sana'a, killing 4 civilians including 3 children and a woman, and injuring 8 others, including 3 children and 2 women.

This is Mwatana's record of the incident:

Zainab Alhouthi is one of the children who was killed that night.  Her death has touched the hearts of people worldwide.

These are some of the tweets as the news broke:

This was Zainab before the airstrike:

You can see Zainab's house after it had been struck in the first half of these news reports:

Zainab's house after the airstrike

Zainab's bedroom

This was Zainab at the hospital shortly after the airstrike:

This is Zainab's father, Ibrahim Abdul Kareem, saying a final goodbye to his daughter:

This is the personal eyewitness testimony of Zainab's father, Ibrahim (in Arabic and English):

These are the x-rays of the legs of Ibrahim's wife:

The story of Zainab's death was verified and reported by PRI:

Oral evidence of Zainab's case was also presented by ARWA human rights organisation to the UNHRC 32nd session (English translation in subtitles):

Ref: 15070302

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