Today, Thursday, 14 civilians were killed and injured, according to a preliminary statistic, as they were exposed to a landmine explosion The remnants of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia, in one of the towns of Al-Durayhimi District, south of Al-Hodeidah Governorate, in western Yemen.
Local and medical sources said that the victims were exposed to the explosion of the Houthi mine in Lower Habbah, specifically in the village of “Al-Shujaira”, when they were boarding a transport bus on their way to participate in the wedding of a close relative.
According to the Yemeni Landmine Monitor, the three civilians killed were (Rabee Abdullah Sahel, Youssef Abdullah Hassan, Saeed Mabrouk Naji).
He explained that the explosion hit the bus while it was transporting Maazim to a wedding party in the village, and also caused the injury of 11 other civilians, some of them seriously, including amputation of limbs.
The names of the wounded are: Ahmed Issa Jaber, Ayesh Abdullah Omar, Bahloul Abdullah Mahlawi, Abdel Salam Rajeh Jubran, Abdullah Saleh Ayyash, Muhammad Issa Talib, Hizam Abdullah Omar, Muthanna Ali Omar, Samer Muhammad Sharif, Fouad Yahya Jamali and Issam Kadaf Jaber.
Medical sources suggested that the death toll was likely to rise as a result of critical injuries, in this new horrific crime committed by the Houthi militia.
The joint forces on the western coast of Yemen immediately directed field ambulance teams to retrieve the dead and rescue the wounded to the hospital, and directed the citizens to move away from the mined area in preparation for the survey.
Hundreds of residents of Al-Durayhimi district were killed and injured as a result of the bombing, sniping and mines planted by the militia, instead of the Houthi direct targeting of them with drones.
Mine networks are one of the main weapons of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia; Militia mines also constitute a nightmare for the people of the West Coast, where they harvested thousands of them, most of them children and women, on public and secondary roads and inside their farms.
1,200 civilians fell in mines planted by the Houthi militia in the western coastal districts, most of them children.
It is noteworthy that the use of mines was limited to the Houthi militia exclusively, as human rights reports indicate that there are more than two million landmines planted by the Houthis in more than 15 Yemeni governorates, of all types: anti-vehicle, anti-personnel, and naval mines, most of which are locally manufactured or imported and developed locally. , to explode with less weight.