Saudi Airstrikes Cut Off Water Supply to 20,000 in Yemen

18 Aug 2016 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TAIZ, Yemen

Airstrikes by Saudi fighter jets on August 16th destroyed a water tank in a village in Yemen’s Ahkom region, cutting off supply to some 20,000 people, Yemen’s official news agency, Saba, reported.The Saudis, who conducted dozens of air raids in Taiz province, also damaged a government compound in the Samee district and a number of homes and government facilities in the city of Mocha, according to the report.It did not provide information on casualties from the airstrikes.Ongoing fighting between a Saudi-led Arab coalition and Iranian-backed Houthi rebels has killed more than 6,200 people and caused over 32,000 casualties since March 2015...

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