Forty civilians, including 12 children and a woman, were killed and wounded by the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militia, in the areas of the western coast of Yemen, in the past 43 days, according to a medical source.
The source told the “Media Center for the Giants Brigades” that hospitals and medical centers in the liberated areas of the western coast received, from May 17 to the end of June of this year, at least 40 civilians, including 12 children and women, who were killed and injured by various means of killing for the Houthis.
He explained that the death toll was 8 civilians, including 2 women, 3 civilians were killed by the explosion of mines and explosive devices, and the same number by gunfire, and 2 others by shrapnel from artillery shells.
He added that 32 civilians, including 4 women and 6 children, were injured, 10 of whom were injured by the explosion of Houthi remnants, 9 others by gunfire, and 13 civilians by shrapnel of various shells.
He pointed out that the (Hays) district topped the first place for preparing victims with 12 civilians, followed by the (Al-Tuhayta) district with 11 civilians, while the other cases were distributed in the city of Al-Hodeidah, Al-Durayhimi, Al-Khoukha and Dhu Bab districts.
The source stated that most of the wounded were transferred to Doctors Without Borders hospital in Mocha and hospitals in the capital, Aden, due to the seriousness of their condition, after they were given first aid.
The source had revealed the killing and wounding of at least 57 civilians, including 27 children and women, since the beginning of March to mid-May of this year, in the areas of the western coast, by Houthi militia fire, as part of its repeated violations of the UN truce and its ongoing crimes against civilians.