YEMEN Press Agency

Saudi-led airstrikes destroy popular market in Hodeidah

HODEIDHA, June 8 (YPA) – Saudi-led coalition warplanes waged on Thursday an indiscriminate bombing, targeting markets and farms in several districts of Hodeidah province, a military official told Yemen Press Agency.

Earlier the day, the coalition aircrafts waged 10 raids on a popular market in Bura district, northern the province, which led to a huge destruction in shops, burning of goods, destroying citizens’ cars and killing several of livestock in the market.

Residents said the warplanes attack came before the launch of the weekly livestock sale, which is held on Thursday of each week in the targeted market.

The coalition aircrafts also carried out five raids on farms in al-Durihemi district, two others on al-Jaba area in al-Hali distict, which led to injuring several civilians.

Also six air raids targeted separate areas of al-Tuhaita district, southern Hodeidah, while four others hit Bait al-Faqih district and two struk al-Luhaya district in north of Hodeida.