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Incident : INF_00539

An alleged attack by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Al-Barah Bridge, west of Taiz governorate, on April 20, 2017

Thu Apr 20 2017Taiz
Summary:

Several sources on news sites claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Al-Barah bridge in the Maqabneh district, Taiz governorate, with two airstrikes. According to one of the sources claim, the targeting resulted in the deaths of five civilians, the destruction of four civilian cars, and severe damage to the bridge. A source published a picture of the target site, showing four cars and got destroyed due to attack, according to the source. According to another source on news sites, three civilians were killed and about 19 others, mostly children, were injured as a result of the attack. Another source on news sites also claimed that the raid caused deaths and injuries among civilians who were on the bridge during the bombing. Several sources claimed on Twitter that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Al-Barah bridge in Maqabneh district, Taiz governorate, with an airstrike that killed three civilians and a number of injuries. Sources on Twitter claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Al-Barah bridge in Maqabneh district, Taiz governorate, with an airstrike that killed three people and injured 19 others, mostly children, according to the source. One of the sources published several photos of the location of the attack, where four cars were destroyed due to the attack. And in other photos, a number of the injured, where it appeared that they are being rescued.

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