Today at least 20 civilians
were killed and more than 50 people wounded
in airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition in
the Yemeni capital Sana'a, medical officials
said, amid growing international concern
about civilian casualties on the Saudis
saudi warplanes bombed the
residential area of Sawan in the
north-eastern part of Sana'a - in addition
to the dead leaving more than 50 wounded, a
medical official told DPA.
have repeatedly warned that Saudi attacks
have exacting a heavy toll on the
impoverished country's people.
On Thursday, UN chief Ban Ki-moon
warned that Yemen's infrastructure,
including telecommunications, health, water
and sanitation systems, were "on the brink
According to the UN, more
than 1,200 people have died and 300,000 have
fled their homes in the past six weeks.
Popular Committee Forces in response to
Saudi aggression, attacked the border line
and military posts in the city of Najran,
Saudi Arabia, and killed 16 Saudi soldiers.