SAUDI REGIME=ISRAEL: Saudi Jets Strike Wedding Caravan in Yemen
Saudi fighter jets struck the car of a newly wed couple and a trail of other cars following them in Ibb province in Southern Yemen, killing and injuring a number of people, despite Riyadh’s Tuesday claim that it has ended military operations.
The Saudi warplanes targeted the caravan in Demmet city in Ibb province, the Yemeni Al-Massyra TV reported on Friday.
It said that several civilians were killed and many others were injured during the attack.
The Saudi-led airstrikes have mostly targeted civilians, including children and women, as well as Yemen’s infrastructures.
Earlier today, the Saudi-led coalition fighter jets targeted al-Hijla region in the Western part of Saada.
The coalition warplanes raided several targets in the al-Hijla region in the Northern province of Saada, bordering Saudi Arabia.
The Political Council of Ansarullah Movement condemned the Saudi-led coalition’s continued airstrikes on Yemen, and warned Riyadh officials of Yemen’s crushing response.
Ansarullah urged the Saudi officials to reconsider their policies towards Yemen, or wait for their decisive military response.
“We do not need missiles to stand against the Saudis’ aggression,” the Yemeni revolutionary movement said.
On Tuesday, Riyadh declared that it stopped bombing Yemen, adding that the Saudi-led coalition operations are now entering a political phase, but the latest reports from different Yemeni cities said that the airstrikes are still underway.
Saudi Arabia has been striking Yemen for the last 30 days in a move to restore power to fugitive President Mansour Hadi, a close ally of Riyadh. The Saudi-led aggression has claimed the lives of around 2,900 Yemenis, including hundreds of women and children. The attacks have also left thousands of people injured.
Hadi stepped down in January and refused to reconsider the decision despite calls by Ansarullah revolutionaries of the Houthi movement.
Despite Riyadh’s claims that it is bombing the positions of the Ansarullah fighters, Saudi warplanes are flattening residential areas and civilian infrastructures.