Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Ramadan Death count: Yemen 28/06/16

(Yemen) The death toll from yesterdays multiple bombings in the coastal city of  Mukalla has risen from 14 to 48.  34 to be added to the RDC.

Elsewhere the Saudi-led coalition killed 34 people, including 19 civilians when they targeted Houthi rebels in the southwestern region of Taiz (The pre-dawn air strike hit a lorry transporting weapons for the Houthis as it crossed a busy road, a provincial official said, adding that four women were among the dead, as well as 15 rebels.)

In the flashpoint city of Taiz, 11 civilians and a soldier were killed when rebels bombed a residential area. Meanwhile, 12 rebels and three loyalist soldiers were killed in clashes in Nahm, northeast of Sanaa, while six other rebels were killed in fighting in Marib, east of the capital, In the same province, a coalition warplane hit a vehicle carrying pro-government forces "by mistake", killing four soldiers and wounding four others.

Ramadan death toll is now at 7,900