Riyadh continues indiscriminate airstrikes on Sana’a

Riyadh continues indiscriminate airstrikes on Sana’a

Saudi warplanes stage a new round of airstrikes against Yemen’s capital as the regime intensifies its attacks on its impoverished southern neighbor.

Targeting the heart of Sana’a on Thursday night, the aircraft strafed residential areas and a hospital, which resulted in the injury of at least one civilian, Yemen’s al-Masirah television network reported.

Claiming it only hits “legitimate” military targets, Riyadh has been targeting the city’s infrastructure, including bridges and a prison.

Earlier this week, AFP reported that Saudi-led airstrikes were preventing delivery of United Nations-provided relief supplies to the lifeline airport that lies in the city. “The airport is no longer able to receive aircraft operated by the United Nations or international humanitarian organizations,” an airport official told the agency, calling on the world body to secure a halt to the raids.

Last month, a United Nations Development Programme report said the war would have claimed 377,000 lives by…

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