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Incident : INF_00310

An alleged attack by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Ghurair Bridge in the Rawda district, Shabwa governorate on Febuary 29, 2016

Mon Feb 29 2016Shabwa
Summary:

Sources on news sites claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Ghurair Bridge in Al-Rawda destrict, Shabwa governorate, with two airstrikes, which led to traffic jam for hours and damage to the highway. Sources on Twitter claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Ghurair Bridge, which connects between Shabwa Governorate and Hadramout Governorate. Pictures of the bridge were circulated after the attack. According to a source on Twitter claimed that the targeting was carried out by F16 warplane, and cars were diverted to a secondary road in AlQarn Alwadi area. While another source claimed that the targeting was by a drone targeted a vehicle believed to be affiliated with Al-Qaeda. Sources on Facebook claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Ghurair Bridge, as pictures of the bridge were circulated after the attack. While another source claimed that the targeting was carried out by an American drone.

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