YEMEN Press Agency

Aden airport prevents 48 Yemenis patients from traveling at Cairo

SANAA, March 10 (YPA) – Aden Airport administration, which is being controlled by the Saudi-led coalition, has prevented 48 Yemenis, most of them patients, from traveling outside the country.

Local sources familiar with matter said that that the airport’s administration stopped the procedures for leaving 48 citizens of the northern provinces to Cairo, due to their possession of passports issued by Sanaa.

Sanaa international airport has been closed by the coalition in August 2016 resulted in the death of more than 80 thousand patients who were in urgent need of treatment abroad, and another 450 thousand patients need to receive treatment abroad due to deterioration health conditions as a result of the continuing war and the comprehensive siege.