Yemen: Houthis reveal latest mine and cluster bomb casualty statistics

The Houthis in Yemen announced yesterday that 643 people have been killed and wounded in its areas of control since the beginning of this year as a direct result of mines and cluster bombs in the war that is in its eighth year, Al-Mayadeen, has reported.

The movement’s Executive Mine Action Centre said that, in October alone, “Eighteen people were killed and 28 were injured due to mines, cluster bombs and other remnants of munitions left behind by Saudi-led coalition aggression.”

Last Thursday, the UN announced that 95 people were killed and 248 were wounded in Yemen, because of landmines and unexploded ordnance during the six-month UN-brokered truce that expired in early October. The truce has not been renewed.

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Source: Middle East Monitor