665 casualties consisting around 525 people wounded and 140 people dead in a funeral ceremony in Yemen has struck the world with a lightening pace. These mass casualties were the result of an “Air Srike”. United Nations official said, with Huthi rebels blaming the attack on the Saudi-led coalition.
“The toll is very high: more than 520 wounded and more than 100 martyrs,” the spokesman of the health ministry in Sanaa, Tamim al-Shami, told rebel Almasirah television.
“We are deeply disturbed by reports of today’s air strike on a funeral hall in Yemen, which, if confirmed, would continue the troubling series of attacks striking Yemeni civilians,” White House National Security Council spokesperson Ned Price said in a statement.