Yemen: 900 casualties by Saudi-led coalition fire in Saada since truce
Yemeni hospitals state that border areas in the Saada governorate continue to witness escalation by the Saudi coalition of aggression despite the truce.
Al Mayadeen's correspondent in Yemen confirmed that the Saudi-led coalition continues to cause casualties in Yemen, as 2,909 casualties were reported since the beginning of the year as a result of artillery and missile strikes by the Saudi-led coalition on the Saada governorate border areas, northern Yemen.
Yemen's official news agency, SABA, in turn quoted the director of the hospital in Razih al-Rifi, Abdullah Musraa, who said that about 907 civilians have been killed or injured by the Saudi-led coalition's missiles on the border district of Shada, since the signing of the UN truce agreement last April.
Musraa explained that the hospital received 111 dead and 796 wounded, among whom were African migrants. He further added that these numbers have accumulated since the beginning of the armistice, pointing out that "nothing has changed in the criminal behavior of the Saudi regime since the signing of the UN humanitarian and military truce, and beyond."
Furthermore, the director stressed that the aggression against border areas in Saada continues as homes, farms, and public and private property are regularly bombed.
Significantly, Musraa also pointed out that several cases were transferred to other hospitals across the governorate, as well as Sanaa, due to the inability of Razih al-Rifi's hospital to provide the necessary treatment for critical cases.
Munabbih hospital received 169 martyrs
The director of the Munabbih Hospital, Ali al-Ayashi, stated that the hospital received 169 dead and 1,833 wounded, including African migrants, in the current year.
He pointed out that the Saudi-led coalition continues to commit crimes against Yemenis and migrants. The director also noted that due to the severity of many of the cases that arrive at the hospital's emergency room, many are given emergency treatment to allow for their transfer to other, better-equipped hospitals across the governorate.
He explained that the cases arriving at Munabih Hospital varied "from injury from mortar and machine gun shrapnel, electric shock, to acid torture."
According to SABA, Al-Ayashi touched on "a side of the brutal methods of torture practiced by the Saudi enemy against Yemeni citizens and African migrants, which are contrary to all international humanitarian norms, charters and laws, taking advantage of the complicity of organizations and the international community alongside them."
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