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Incident : BRI_00385

An alleged attack by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Lahimah Bridge on the main road of Al Al-Mahwit Road on August 29, 2016

Mon Aug 29 2016Al-Mahwit 43.482582 || 15.432437

Two sources on news sites claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes, with a series of airstrikes, targeted Lahmah bridge in the mainline of Al-Al-Mahwit – Al-Qanaws governorate road, which led to the complete destruction of the bridge, cutting off and traffic jam in the Al -Al-Mahwit - Al-Qanaws route, and caused several damages to buildings and citizens' houses near the attack. Several sources on Twitter and Facebook claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Lahmah Bridge with two airstrikes, the first one was in the evening and the second one was in the next morning with several missiles, as one of the missiles did not explode. Pictures were circulated showing the destruction of the bridge and a photo of the missile that did not explode, according to the sources.

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