Saudi warplanes target Yemeni hospital amid increased airstrikes

Saudi warplanes target Yemeni hospital amid increased airstrikes

Fighter jets of the war coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, have carried out new aerial assaults on residential areas in the Yemeni provinces of Sana’a and Hudaydah, killing at least two civilians.

Early on Thursday, Yemen’s al-Masirah TV channel reported that Saudi-led warplanes had targeted areas in Sana’a’s Sanhan district and inflicted damage to a hospital there.

Four hospital staffers were injured, two of them critically.

Similar airstrikes on Hudaydah’s al-Garrahi district also claimed the lives of two Yemenis, according to a separate al-Masirah report.

Saudi Arabia launched the devastating military aggression against its southern neighbor in March 2015 in collaboration with a number of its allied states and with arms and logistics support from the US and several Western states.

The aim was to return to power the former Riyadh-backed regime and crush the popular Ansarullah movement which has been running state affairs in the absence of an effective government in Yemen.

The war has…

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