Eight displaced persons killed, scores injured in Houthi shelling on a camp in Hajjah

Eight displaced persons killed, scores injured in Houthi shelling on a camp in Hajjah


At least eight civilians were killed and dozens of others injured Saturday in an artillery bombardment by Houthi militants in the "Shalilah" and "Bani Haddad" Camp for displaced people in the northwestern province of Hajjah.

According to a local source, Al-Masdar online reported that a number of Katyusha rockets were fired directly at the camp by the Houthis, causing casualties among the displaced.

He noted that most of the victims were women and children.

Displaced persons from the villages of Shalilah and Bani Al-Haddad live in a camp recently created in a desert area, after fleeing from their homes and villages as a result of shelling by militants of the al-Houthi on Thursday.

Ten of the inhabitants of the area were killed, mostly women and children. According to a number of displaced to the Al-Masdar online in a report published last week.


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