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Incident : INF_00586

An alleged attack by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted the Abrat Bridge in Amran governorate on January 31, 2018

Wed Jan 31 2018Amran
Summary:

Several sources on news sites and Twitter claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Al-Abrat Bridge and a market in Al-Mufdhah area, Qaflah Athr district, Amran Governorate with two airstrikes, killing 17 people and injuring more than 20 others. According to several sources on news sites, the Saudi-led coalition warplanes launched the first raid on the bridge and the Al-Mufdhah market, which is located at the beginning of the bridge, and then retargeted with the second raid after a number of people were gathered to rescue the injured, killing 17 people and injuring more than 20 others. While sources on Facebook claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Al-Abrat bridge and a market in Al-Mufdhah area, Qaflah Athar district, Amran governorate, with two airstrikes, which, according to the sources, killed nine people and injured more than 20 others. One of the sources published a picture of a person, and according to the source claim, he was one of the injured, as it appears in the picture that the person was severely burned. While another source published a picture showing a piece of iron in which it could be shrapnel or the remnants of the weapon used in the attack.

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