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Incident : INF_00021

An alleged attack by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Aqqan Bridge in Lahj governorate on April 4,2015

Sat Apr 04 2015Lahj
Summary:

Several news sources claimed that Aqqan Bridge had been targeted by the Saudi-led coalition forces; some sources also published photos of the damage to the bridge as a result of the targeting, as claimed by the sources. A news website published a statement by a security source who said that the targeting was carried out by the Saudi-led coalition forces. Sources on Twitter also claimed that the coalition air forces targeted a gathering of the Houthis, Ansar Allah movement, on Aqqan Bridge in Al-Musaymir District of Lahj Governorate. Sources on Facebook claimed that the Saudi-led coalition forces targeted the Aqqan Bridge to block the military supplies to Ansar Allah, according to the sources. One of the sources also published the testimony of a civilian who claimed that the road became inaccessable due to the bridge’s targeting, as claimed by the source.

Weapons Used:

Air Strick

Observations:
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