Air raids led by Saudi-UAE-coalition that hit detention center in Dhamar reports having killed dozens of people with many severely injured according to Houthi officials.A Saudi-UAE-led military coalition battling the Houthi rebels bombed a detention center in western Yemen, according to reports
One of the spokesman if the Houthis’ ministry of health, Yusuf al-Hadri said that at least 60 people were killed in the targeted bombs which hit a building used as a detention center north of Dhamar city.
Along with the deceased, more than 50 people are severely wounded Yusuf told rebel-run AL Masirah TV, around 185 prisoners of war were held overall at the Dhamar community college which was used as a detention center.
Nazem Saleh, one of the injured told the press news agency,” We were sleeping and around midnight, there were maybe three, or four, or around six strikes,” They were targeting the jail, I really don’t know the strike numbers … We were 100 persons on the ground level and around 150 on the upper level,” he said while on a stretcher in a local hospital.
According to Franz Rauchenstein, head of International Committee of the Red Cross Delegation in Yemen, more than 100 people were actually killed in the air raid.
“There are three buildings hit and the building where the detainees were located, most of them or the majority has been killed,” said Rauchenstein, who visited the prison complex and hospitals in the attack’s aftermath.