January 11, 2017

Yemen war claims lives of 1,400 children

Nearly 1,400 children have been killed, hundreds more injured and many schools closed by the war in Yemen, the UN children's fund said on Wednesday. 

"Attacks on civilian areas continue to kill and injure scores of children in Yemen," said UNICEF's representative in Yemen, Meritxell Relano. Read more.

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Saudi campaign has killed 1,400 Yemeni kids, UNICEF says - PressTV
Statement attributable to Meritxell RelaƱo, UNICEF Representative in Yemen, on attacks near a school - UNICEF

UK admits selling 500 cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia - PressTV
UNICEF: One child dies every 10 minutes in Yemen - Al Jazeera

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