Civilian Casualties Surpass 30,000
A statistical survey of casualties and damages 600 days after the brutal Saudi aggression on Yemen shows that the civilian casualties have reached 30,746 people.
The survey, conducted by Yemen’s Legal Center for Rights and Developments, showed that 11,403 civilians were killed by the Saudi-led coalition, including 2,458 children and 1,811 women.
The Yemeni center said that 19,343 civilians have been injured since the start of the aggression in March26, 2015, including 2,253 children and 1,906 women.
380,366 is the number of destroyed homes, the center said adding that 15 airports, 13 ports, 148 stations and power generators, 237 water tanks and networks, 282 stations and communication networks and 1,289 bridges and roads have been destroyed by the Saudi aggression.
The number of governmental facilities destroyed since the start of the Saudi air campaign reached 1,553 according to the survey.
674 Mosques, 719 schools and institutes, 263 health facilities, 201 archeologist sites, 100 sport facilities, 108 universities and 20 media facilities have been destroyed by the Saudi aggression, the Legal Center for Rights and Developments said in the survey.
Meanwhile, the center put at 5,193 the number of destroyed commercial establishments. It added that 641 food stores, 476 food tankers, 515 public markets and malls, 294 fuel stations, 254 factories, 216 fuel tankers, 179 poultry farms and 1,376 agriculture fields have been targeted and damaged by the Saudi-led coalition strikes.
Yemen has been since March 26, 2015 under brutal aggression by Saudi-led coalition.
Riyadh launched the attack on Yemen in a bid to restore power to fugitive ex-president Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi who is a close ally to Saudi Arabia.