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Saudi-US Aggression Targets Wedding Ceremony in Taiz, Kills more than 130 People

30 September 2015 7:53


The Saudi-US aggression committed on Monday a terrible massacre in Al-Howayjla neighborhood in the city of al-Mokha in Taiz province when warplanes bombed a group of armless women who were gathering for a wedding ceremony in the place, killing 131 people, mostly women and children, and wounding scores others.

Local sources in Taiz said that the Saudi-led coalition fighter jets launched 12 consecutive air strikes on Al-Howayjla residential neighborhood.

In another development, Yemeni military sources announced that dozens of Saudi soldiers and allied militias were killed and wounded in a major operation by the Yemeni army and the Popular Committees that targeted their assembly point in “That Al-Raa” area in Marib province.

Ten coalition armored vehicles that have been shelling the Yemeni people for more than six months were destroyed.

The national military and the Committees also fought off an attack by the armed mercenaries and the attacking forces who were trying to sneak into “Hommat al-Masariya” area in Ma’rib province under heavy fire cover by the Saudi-US aggression forces who used internationall-forbidden cluster bombs.

Three coalition military vehicles were destroyed and dozens of its troops were killed.

Also in “Al-Jofayna” area, the Yemeni forces targeted a military convoy of armed groups, as media outlets stated that a senior officer was wounded and other gunmen were killed.

Saudi Arabia has been striking Yemen for 188 days now to restore power to fugitive president Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi, a close ally of Riyadh. The Saudi-led aggression has so far killed at least 6,230 Yemenis, including hundreds of women and children.

Despite Riyadh’s claims that it is bombing the positions of the Ansarullah fighters, Saudi warplanes are flattening residential areas and civilian infrastructures.

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