Jan 24, 2020 02:29 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Jan 24, 2020 02:30 Asia/Tehran]
  • Saudi-led coalition warplanes bomb Yemen's Sanaa

Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Nehm district in Sanaa province late on Thursday.

Iran PressMiddle East: News sources reported the sound of several explosions in the district of Nehm, some 60 kilometers (37 miles) northeast of the capital Sanaa.

Yemeni sources said that the Saudi-led coalition carried out at least 10 airstrikes.

No casualties or damages have been reported yet.

The Saudi aggressor coalition also shelled west Yemen in violation of the ceasefire agreement,

Backed by the United States, the Saudi regime and some of its Arab allies invaded Yemen in 2015 and have enforced a strict blockade of the country by ground, air, and sea.

The Saudi war has affected over seven million children in Yemen who now face a serious threat of famine, according to UNICEF figures.

Over 6,000 children have either been killed or sustained serious injuries since 2015, the UN children’s agency said. The humanitarian situation in the country has also been exacerbated by outbreaks of cholera, polio, and measles.

The US-based Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED), a nonprofit conflict-research organization, estimates that the war in Yemen has claimed more than 91,000 lives over the past four and a half years.

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