Yemeni casualties in Saudi coalition raids on Al-Hudaydah
Al Mayadeen correspondent in Yemen reports that the Saudi-led coalition air force launched raids on Al-Hudaydah, and medical sources report a large number of casualties, most of which being children.
The Saudi-led coalition of aggression launched a series of violent air raids on Al-Hudaydah, Yemen, and continued flying overhead after the fact, Al Mayadeen correspondent reported Thursday.
The Saudi-led coalition's air force targeted the telecommunication tower in the city, our correspondent added, clarifying that the air raids resulted in heavy casualties.
The raid left at least 4 martyred and 13 wounded, most of which being children, according to an initial tally, medical sources told Al Mayadeen, noting that some victims were still under the rubble.
Following the strike, the Yemeni political bureau member Mohammad Ali Al-Houthi called the offensive a "war crime targeting the people of Al-Hudaydah," addressing the countries of aggression, "if bombing was a solution, your aggressions and crimes would not have gone on for seven years until this day."
The Saudi-led coalition had earlier announced launching a military operation on Al-Hudaydah, and later on, our correspondent reported hearing strong explosions throughout the city and its suburbs.
The Yemeni military media broadcasted footage showing the UAE-backed forces withdrawing after sustaining heavy losses following attacks by the Yemeni army and popular committees in Shabwa.
The Sanaa government forces have supervised the lifting of debris in the Al-Libi residential neighborhood in the north of the capital, which has sustained heavy material and human losses due to the Saudi-led coalition's constant raids in the area.