19 Children among Civilians Killed in Recent Saudi Strike against Yemen: A

19 Children among Civilians Killed in Recent Saudi Strike against Yemen: A

UNICEF is sad to confirm that the recent attack in Al-Jawf, north of Yemen, on February 15, took the lives of 19 plant (eight boys and 11 girls) and injured another 18 (nine boys and another nine girls),” the UN children’s agency said in a statement, adroddwyd AFP.

It was an attack on a civilian-populated area where children were in the vicinity,” UNICEF regional communications chief Juliette Touma said.

Saturday’s airstrikes came after the Yemeni army shot down an aircraft of the Saudi-led coalition in Jawf.

UNICEF urged the warring sides to put an end to the conflict, adding that theworrying escalation of violence over the past few weeks is a harsh reminder that children in Yemen continue to carry the heaviest burden of the conflict”.

Yemeni air defense units managed to target and shoot down a Saudi fighter jet of Tornado type in the skies of Jawf in retaliation for the Riyadh regime’s ongoing aggression against the Arab country.

Lansiodd Saudi Arabia a nifer o'i gynghreiriaid rhanbarthol ymgyrch yn ddinistriol yn erbyn Yemen Mawrth 2015, with the goal of bringing the government of fugitive former president Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi back to power and crushing the Houthi Ansarullah movement.

Mae'r Arfog Gwrthdaro Lleoliad US-seiliedig ac Prosiect Data Digwyddiadau (ACLED), sefydliad gwrthdaro-ymchwil nonprofit, yn amcangyfrif bod y rhyfel wedi gwneud cais yn fwy na 100,000 lives over the past nearly five years.

Y Cenhedloedd Unedig yn dweud drosodd 24 miliwn Yemenis mewn angen dybryd o gymorth dyngarol, gan gynnwys 10 miliwn dioddef o lefelau eithafol o newyn.

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