YEMEN Press Agency

Report: 212 crimes recorded in the occupied provinces during past two months

ADEn, Dec. 1 (YPA) – A recent statistical report, issued on Monday by ‘the Media Center for the Southern Provinces’, revealed an escalation of security deterioration in the occupied southern provinces during the months of October “November” of this year.

The statistics recorded more than 212 crimes .

According to the report, the crimes range from assassinations, arrests, looting state funds and property, organized extortion by force of arms in checkpoints and public roads, war crimes, raids on houses and shops and kidnapping of citizens.

It stated that assassinations ranked first with 32 crimes, at a rate of 15.1%, followed by attacks on unarmed civilians by pro-aggression militias with 27 crimes, at a rate of 12.7%.


The report explained the crimes of blackmail by force of arms ranked third with 23, at a rate of 10.8%, and armed clashes came fourth with 21, at a rate of 9.4% of the total number of recorded crimes.


It added kidnappings ranked fifth with 20 crimes, at a rate of 9.4%, while homicides ranked sixth as a result of armed clashes between parties to the conflict with 18 crimes, with an average of 8.5%.

Moreover, the center has monitored 15 assassination attempt operations against pro-coalition military leaders in Aden by 7.1 %.

The arrests amounted to 13 crimes, some of them collectively against citizens and employees who were subjected by armed militias, pointing to the aggression forces’ intention breaking up seven protests by force of arms and assaulting protestors at a rate of 3.3%, according to statistics.

Aden also witnessed 11 armed robberies on the land and property of citizens by force of arms, some of these crimes took place in the vicinity of the headquarters of Saudi-led coalition in the Directorate of Tawahi.

The report revealed that the aggression forces and their mercenaries committed crimes of torture against three detainees to death while 48 detainees were still forcibly hiding in secret occupation prisons in Aden.

The center noted that the Coalition forces deliberately dispersed seven protests by force of arms, attacked the participants and shot at some protesters.

The statistics recorded during the past two months a number of banditry and interception crimes were recorded in the public roads linking the southern provinces and the city of Aden at a rate of 1.8 % and six ambush crimes, some of which were carried out with explosive devices, were carried out in densely populated neighborhoods and areas of Aden, Dhalea and Zinjibar in Abyan.

According to the statistics, the checkpoints of the militias of the coalition forces stationed at the entrances and exits of Aden province, specifically the points located in al-Alam area and Rabat area, deliberately blackmail travelers from the northern provinces, and impose large royalties on the drivers of heavy trucks up to 50 thousand on each locomotive.

More than 23 crimes of assault, shooting and illegal detention of drivers of trucks and multi-sized transport vehicles transporting vegetables, fruits, passengers and Qat have been monitored by militias of the countries of aggression on the roads of Dhalea, Lahj and Aden over the past two months.