Yemen: More than 300 martyrs and wounded since the start of the truce due to mines and cluster bombs

18 September, 2022
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Yemen: More than 300 martyrs and wounded since the start of the truce due to mines and cluster bombs

The Executive Center for Mine Action in the Sana’a government has confirmed the death and injury of 324 civilians since the truce took effect on April 2, 2022, as a result of mines and cluster bombs left by the coalition of aggression.


 Since the beginning of the truce, the death of 108 citizens and the injury of 216 as a result of mines, cluster bombs and other remnants of war has been recorded, pointing to the increase in casualties as a result of the remnants of war due to the expansion of pollution and the return of displaced persons to their areas, while it was expected that there would be humanitarian treatments during the truce with regard to the provision of detectors For mines and the necessary supplies for the Executive Center, the center explained in a statement.


The Center renewed the call for providing field supplies to carry out activities to clear areas in Yemen of mines and cluster bombs.


The cluster bombs, which the Saudi coalition forces bombed scattered areas of Yemen, had the largest share of casualties as a result of the widespread spread of them as a result of the air raids, as the death toll reached 75 citizens, including 18 martyrs and 57 wounded, according to the center.


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