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300 Civilians killed, wounded by Houthi escalation in al-Jubah; Marib's Human Rights

Thursday 28 October 2021 / Marib


Human Rights Office in Marib Governorate said that continuous escalation by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia on the villages and homes of citizens in al-Jubah district of Marib governorate has killed and wounded 300 civilians, as well as displaced over 10,000 families.


The office said in a statement to Yemeni Agency Saba that the Houthi militia targeted Al-Jarasha village south of the governorate with more than 20 mortar shells and Katyusha rockets, wounding dozens of civilians, causing damage to their properties, and displacing over 500 families.

The office expressed its condemnation of the global silence on Houthi militias’ crimes against citizens in Marib and in all Yemeni governorates, calling on the international community and NGOs to assume their ethical responsibilities towards the Yemeni people