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Incident : INF_00324

An alleged attack by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Shu'oub Bridge in the capital, Sana'a on March 22, 2016

Tue Mar 22 2016Sana'a
Summary:

Sources on news sites claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Shu'oub bridge, which connects between the districts of Sana'a and Shuoob, which led to the death of a citizen and the injury of another one. And damage to a number of neighboring houses and shops. Sources on Twitter also claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Al-Saila bridge at the entrance to Al-Weshah neighborhood, and reports of casualties and injuring of two people, one of them was driving over the bridge during the attack, and the other one was a plumber who was near the bridge. While the windows of the buildings near the attack were destroyed. Pictures were also circulated showing the damage caused by the attack the bridge and the nearby buildings. Sources on Facebook claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Al-Sayleh Bridge, while two sources claimed that the coalition warplanes targeted a car that was crossing the Bridge, and that the target was a leader of the Ansar Allah (Houthi) movement overseeing Shoob area. The Ansar Allah (Houthi) movement closed the road from all directions, while Several photos were circulated showing the impact of the destruction on the bridge and the shattered windshield of the car.

Weapons Used:

Air Strick

Observations:

Attacks on Access. Systematic Targeting of Bridges in Yemen

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