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140+ Yemeni Victims of Saudi Airstrikes in 6 Days - UN

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The airstrikes carried out by the Saudi aggression against Yemen have claimed the lives of 143 civilians within six days, UN Human Rights Office [OHCHR] spokeswoman Elizabeth Throssell declared.

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Throssell further added that 94 more were injured following the strikes.

Saudi Arabia has been incessantly pounding Yemen since March 2015 in an attempt to crush the Ansarullah revolutionary movement and reinstate the former Yemeni president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, a staunch ally of the Riyadh regime.

At least 13,600 people have lost their lives since the onset of Saudi Arabia's military campaign against Yemen in 2015. Much of the Arabian Peninsula country's infrastructure, including hospitals, schools and factories, has been reduced to rubble due to the war.

On Tuesday, the International Red Cross pointed to massive starvation across Yemen on its Twitter page, warning that "Yemen is starving to death."

The Saudi-led war has also triggered deadly cholera and diphtheria epidemics across Yemen.

Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team

 

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