Saudi fighter jets bomb residential areas, sports complex in Yemen’s Sana’a

Saudi fighter jets bomb residential areas, sports complex in Yemen’s Sana’a

Massive explosions have been reported in the Yemeni capital city of Sana’a after Saudi warplanes conducted a fresh round of airstrikes on residential buildings and civilian facilities.

They struck the al-Thawra Sports Complex, which is home turf for the Yemeni national football team, early on Friday.

The Saudi warplanes also targeted an area close to a hospital, severely damaging several buildings.

A medical source, who preferred not to be named, told Yemen’s al-Masirah television network that the strikes caused panic and fear among patients and medical staff and put the medical center out of service.

“The violent attacks hit the residential area in this street, causing damage to Oliya Hospital and residential houses,” one local resident told al-Masirah.

“The Saudi airstrikes targeted my bus…look at the neighborhood, shattered windows are everywhere…they attacked when everyone was resting at their homes,” another resident said.

“This is a residential area and there is no military…

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