The Houthis confirm their barbarity with the horrific Marib attack


The US Embassy in Yemen condemned Houthi missile attack on the city of Maribdensely populated and displaced people, yesterday, Sunday, which led to the death and injury of more than 30 civilians.

The Charge d’Affairs of the US Ambassador to Yemen, Kathy Westley, said in a message published by the embassy on her Twitter account today, Monday: “I strongly condemn the horrific Houthi attack on a residential neighborhood in the city of Marib, on October 3, which led to the death and injury of many civilians.” .

She added, “The Houthis confirm their barbarity with such attacks,” stressing the need for the Houthis to “abandon this aggression against their Yemeni brothers” and “seek a peaceful solution to the conflict.”

Houthi fighters in Sanaa (archive)

Houthi fighters in Sanaa (archive)

In addition, the death toll of the massacre committed by the Houthi militia, on Sunday, in a residential neighborhood in the city of Marib, by three ballistic missiles, has risen to 35 civilians, including women and children.

The official Yemeni news agency quoted a local source as saying that the three ballistic missiles that targeted the Al-Rawda neighborhood in the city of Marib, resulted in: Two children were killed and 33 civilians were injured, including 4 women and 5 children Their ages range from 7 months to 16 years.

A child among the victims of the Houthi missile attack on Marib

A child among the victims of the Houthi missile attack on Marib

In addition, 12 houses were damaged, including 4 completely damaged, in addition to the destruction of 8 cars belonging to civilians living in the neighborhood, according to the preliminary statistics. The search for the victims is still going on under the rubble of the destroyed houses.

The source pointed out that the Houthi missile that fell on the house of the girl’s family Ghazlan Faisal Ahmed Masoud (4 years) and her child brother Raddad Faisal (2 years) Their heads were separated from their bodies, while their mother was in a serious condition. It was expected that the number of victims would rise, as most of the injured were in serious condition, led by the child Rayan Radwan Yahya (7 months), Asimah Abdul Karim Masoud (12 years), Hamas Muhammad Hassan (16 years) and Wissam Muhammad Hassan (15 years).

The source confirmed that the Houthi militia “intensified during the past few days the targeting of residential neighborhoods with ballistic missiles in the governorate crowded with displaced people, with the aim of causing massacres, killing the largest number of civilians and terrorizing the population in light of an international silence.”

He pointed out that the number of ballistic missiles that the Houthi militia of Iran bombed residential neighborhoods in the districts of Madinah, Al-Wadi and Al-Juba during the past six days exceeded 15 ballistic missiles.

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