A school bus was hit by the Saudi Arabian coalition's air strikes in Yemen on Thursday. About 50 people, including 29 children, died in this. 77 people were injured, including 30 children.
The Hutti Rebel-controlled health ministry told that these children had come out to visit the Sadah area. At the time of the attack, the bus was stopped to take water and snacks in the market. International Red Cross Committee (IRCC) spokesman Mirela Hodeb confirmed the death of 29 children under 15 years of age. He said that there was a lot of crowd in the local hospital.
Saudi Coalition Army spokesman Colonel Turkey al-Maliki said that the missile target was not children in the bus. While fixing the target, we work under the standard. They accused the Hutti rebels of using children to save the terrorists. At the same time, the Saudi press agency al-Maliki has said that there was a legitimate military action in Sadah province, whose purpose was to kill the targets of common people in Jijan one day before.
The war has started in Yemen beginning in 2015. Occupation of Huti rebels (Shia) is mostly part of Western Yemen. President Abdrababha Mansoor was forced to leave the country. For the removal of Huti rebels, armies of Saudi Arabia, UAE (UAE) and seven other Arab countries are conducting joint operations. According to the United Nations, 10 thousand people have been killed in the ongoing war in Yemen, which has two-thirds civilians. Over 55 thousand people have been injured. Twenty-two million people in Yemen need help. About 10 lakh people are in the grip of cholera.