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Incident : INF_00180

An alleged attack by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted al-Misbahi bridge and a petrol station in Haddah area, Sana'a on September 30, 2015

Wed Sep 30 2015Sana'a
Summary:

Several sources on news sites, Twitter, and Facebook claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Al-Musbahi bridge and an oil station near the bridge in Al-Musbahi area, Sana'a city. One of the sources on news sites claimed that two civilians were killed and 10 others were injured, a number of civilian houses, properties, and vehicles were damaged according to the source's claim. Some sources on Twitter claimed that the targeting was carried out by two airstrikes. One of the sources on news sites and a number of sources on Twitter published photos of the alleged attack site, where 11 photos divided into two sets, the first set of five pictures, showing signs of damage on the fuel pump, a vehicle with a damaged on its body, and broken window glasses on the floor of the gas station can be seen also. In another picture in the same group, a transport vehicle with a damaged can be seen on its body, And the damaged-on fuel station is also shown, as well as the impact of a fire in a building located within the station's land on the left side of the fuel pumps. In another picture from the same group, the aforementioned building appears, which the impact of fire and black smoke can be seen. In the second set of six pictures, one of the pictures shows a big hole in the bridge’s structure. The other pictures also show damage and destruction can be seen on the bridge’s pier. In one of the pictures, destruction to the bridge’s structure can be seen, where the bridge’s iron structure can be also seen that was damaged due to the attack.

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