Crimes and Violations

One child killed, 7 others, including women, wounded in Houthi bombing

Republican Yemen

A child was killed and seven others wounded in a drone attack that targeted a village in Hays district, south the port city of Hodeidah.

According to local sources, a bomb-laden drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthis targeted Ar-Rawn village, killing a child named Ayman Abdo and wounding another seven, including women and children from the same family.

the United Nations Mission to support the Hudaydah Agreement (UNMHA) condemned the attacj stressing that the incident shows the conflict ‘s heavy toll on civilians in Hodeidah province.

“UNMHA regrets the reported death of a child and injury of 7 civilians, including women and children from the same family, by shelling in Ar-Rawn village north of Hays. This incident illustrates yet again, the tragic consequences of the conflict on Hudaydah’s civilian population,” the UN mission said on Twitter.

It called on all warring parties to abide by their obligations to protect civilians.

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