“Bad data” obtained by the Arabian coalition with the army of the country, became the reason of fire of the funeral ceremony in the capital of Yemen and the deaths of more than 140 people. To such conclusion the special Commission on investigation of circumstances of incident in Sana’a, reports TASS with reference to the channel Al-Arabiya.

A source in the Yemeni government army has provided incorrect information about the presence of the leadership of the rebels-Houthis (supporters of the movement “Ansar Allah”), and this was the reason for the mistaken “shelling of civilian objects”.

The representative of the Commission recommended that “to take disciplinary action against those involved in the incident that resulted in the deaths of civilians” and called on the coalition supporting the Yemeni government in the fight against “Ansar Allah”, “to revise the rules of engagement”. The investigation into the fire continues, he said.

October 8, air force headed by Riyadh Arabian coalition launched a series of attacks on a funeral ceremony in the capital of Yemen Sana’a. According to the UN, as a result of these air strikes killed more than 140 people, over 520 injured. The command of the regional Alliance announced the beginning of investigation of circumstances of bombardment in cooperation with experts from the United States.

In Yemen from August 2014, the confrontation between government forces and the rebel movement “Ansar Allah”. In the most active phase it passed with the invasion in March 2015, the coalition, headed by Saudi Arabia.



Saudi Arabia explained the “incorrect information” bombing of a funeral ceremony in Yemen 15.10.2016

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