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Incident : BRI_00405

An alleged attack by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Lahimah Bridge on the main road of Al Al-Mahwit Road on September 18, 2016

Sat Sep 17 2016Al-Mahwit 43.482582 || 15.432437

Several videos of a news report show the attack by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes on Lahimah Bridge on the mainline of Al-Al-Mahwit-Al-Qanawis governorates road with four airstrikes, blocking the road for patients, hundreds of families, and cars. A video shows a child with his head wrapped in a bandage and a tube inside his head sitting in the car with his father, they were on the road to a hospital, where the father was interviewed, who said they were going to a hospital in Sana'a, a specialist to treat the child when the road was cut off, and a number of people were also interviewed. In the same video, the destruction on the bridge, the rubble around the river can be seen. And a large number of cars and people stuck in traffic can also be seen. A car can also be seen crossing the river to reach the other side, and a number of people, including women and children, carrying large bags trying to cross the road on foot. Sources on news sites claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Lahimah bridge with two airstrikes, which resulted in its complete destruction. Sources on Twitter and Facebook claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted for the second time Lahimah bridge after it was targeted a few days ago, which led to its complete destruction. A number of photos were circulated showing the destruction on the bridge as a result of the attack, according to the sources.

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