YEMEN Press Agency

Thousands in Amran rally in protest after Saudi-led airstrikes killed family

AMRAN, June 26 (YPA) – Thousands of people in Amran city took to the streets in a protest rally on Tuesday, a day after the Saudi-led coalition airstrikes killed a family of nine in the city.

Monday’s air strikes, which hit a residential quarter in the center of the city in the province, killed 9 citizens and wounded 20 others.

Governor Faisal Jaman attended the rally, stressing on the importance of concerting efforts, strengthening the internal units and reinforcing the Yemeni army in the fronts to confront the Saudi-led coalition and occupiers.

The governor said that killing civilians and destroying the infrastructure of the Yemeni people by the coalition are war crimes.

Jaman called on the crowd to carry the responsible towards the homeland.

The protesters held banners and flags of Yemen, showing anger and popular discontent towards the coalition’s war crimes.

The participants condemned the silence of the international community and UN organizations towards the coalition’s violations in Yemen.

Ali Ahsan