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Incident : INF_00051

An alleged attack by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted a bridge in Naqil Samara in the Al-Daleel area in Ibb governorate on April 21, 2015

Tue Apr 21 2015Ibb
Summary:

Several videos on YouTube show the damage to a bridge as a result of a military targeting, they also show bodies of victims who died due to the targeting, according to eyewitnesses and sources. Several eyewitnesses also claimed that the targeting was carried out by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes, resulting in more than 24 casualties and injuries. Sources on news sites claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Al-Dalil Bridge. One of the sources claimed that warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition targeted the bridge twice, causing casualties according to the source. Sources on Twitter claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted the Al-Dalil Bridge in Ibb city. The sources also published photos from the bridge site, showing damage to the bridge and casualties as a result of targeting, according to the source. A source also published the testimony of the director of Al-Thawra Hospital in Ibb, who mentioned that the number of victims reached 24 people, in addition to the injured, as a result of the attack which was carried out by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes, according to the source. Sources on Facebook also claimed that theSaudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Al-Dalil Bridge, as photos and a video were published by a number of sources showing the victims who were killed in the targeting. The photos show also that the bridge was severely damaged. The incident was additionally mentioned in the Annual Report on Yemen issued on September 7, 2015 (page 10), United Nations Human Rights Council, A / HRC / 30/31.

Weapons Used:

Air Strick

Observations:

Attacks on Access. Systematic Targeting of Bridges in Yemen

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