YEMEN Press Agency

Coalition raids killed 100,000 Yemenis, destroyed 700 health facilities in 5 years: AP

SANAA, Oct. 31 (YPA) – More than 100,000 Yemeni civilians have been killed and about 700 health facilities destroyed in Yemen war that broke out nearly five years ago, according to a report issued by Associated Press on Thursday.

The agency said that the war has killed more than 100,000 Yemenis since the end of March 2015 according to a database tracking the war on Yemen.

Data on the armed conflict said more than 12,000 civilians were killed in attacks directly targeting civilians, noting that Saudi-led coalition airstrikes targeted schools, hospitals and wedding parties and killed thousands of civilians.

The Yemeni Ministry of Health in the capital Sanaa has said in official reports that more than 140 thousand civilians have been killed or injured, including children, since March 2015.

The report revealed that the number of facilities that were destroyed in part or in full by the coalition airstrikes amounted to 700 health facilities, while the inventory of damage still continues.