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Incident : INF_00308

An alleged attack by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Bait Sejlan Bridge bridge, connecting the governorates of Ma'rib and Sana'a in the governorate of Ma'rib on Febuary 24, 2016

Wed Feb 24 2016Marib
Summary:

Several sources on news, Twitter and Facebook claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Bait Sejlan Bridge in Sarwah District, Marib Governorate, which connects the governorates of Ma'rib and Sana'a through the Khawlan region from the southeastern side, which led to the complete destruction of the bridge. According to the claim of a number of sources on news sites, the goal of bombing and destroying the bridge is to cut the supplies between the forces of Ansar Allah movement (Houthis) and the army forces coming from the city of Sana'a and isolate them in Sarwah district, indicating that the movement was completely cut off between the districts of Sirwah and Sana'a after the attack.

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