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Child Killed, Two Wounded by Houthi Attacks South Hodeidah

One child was killed and two others wounded two on Tuesday by Houthis fire in the districts of Hais and Al-Tahita south the port city of Hodeidah.

Eight-year-old Adnan Husain Ahmed Shubail was shot dead in the head by Houthi sniper in Hais district, local sources said with no further details.

The sources said a child and a woman were wounded by shrapnel when the militia launched artillery fire targeting a mountainous area in Al-Tahita district.

Read: Footage: Houthi Sniper Shoots a worker to death in al-Hodeidah

The Iran-backed rebels have recently intensified their attacks on residential areas, killing and wounding hundreds of unarmed civilians, including children and women.

Meanwhile the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Ravina Shamdasani condemned in a press briefing note on Yemen today the militia for their indiscriminate shelling on populated areas.

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