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Incident between 7 April 2015 and 14 April 2015 [+] Download as CSV Print this page

Location: central market located next to the Religious Endowments Ministry, Sa'adah district, Sa'dah Governorate [+]

Country: Yemen [+]

Violation types: Unlawful Airstrike [+]

Location


This incident took place in central market located next to the Religious Endowments Ministry, Sa'adah district, Sa'dah Governorate, Yemen [+]

Description


According to Human Rights Watch: "Unlawful Airstrikes [...] Human Rights Watch investigated several coalition aerial attacks in Saada City that appeared to be in violation of the laws of war. On the basis of information from relatives, witnesses, medical staff, and local Houthi authorities Human Rights Watch compiled the names and ages of 59 people killed in aerial attacks in Saada City between April 6 and May 11, including 14 women and at least 35 children. [...] Human Rights Watch also visited the ruins of the central market located next to the Religious Endowments Ministry. Satellite imagery shows that two attacks struck the market in the period April 7-14, one attack struck on April 14-15, and at least one attack struck in the period May 4-10. According to two men who had shops there, one of the strikes, probably the one on April 14-15, killed a shopkeeper." [+]

Perpetrator units

Name Other Names Classification
Operation Decisive Storm [+] Firmness Storm
operation Asifat al-Hazm
Operation Storm of Resolve
Resolve Storm
Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Operation [+]
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Navy [+]

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Publication Date Publisher Title Access Date Archive Link
30 June 2015 Human Rights Watch Targeting Saada: Unlawful Coalition Airstrikes on Saada City in Yemen 09 October 2019