Marib: Seven Citizens killed by Coalition Shelling of Wadi Obeida

At least seven citizens were killed and others were wounded on Friday, when Saudi-led coalition’s forces bombed a civilian gather at Ghuwariban area in Wadi Obeida, east of Marib.

A local source in the province told the Yemeni News Agency (Saba) that the Islah militia loyal to the Saudi coalition bombed a gathering of “Al Hariqdan” family, a branch of Obeida tribe, killing seven people and wounding others, some of the seriously.

The source pointed out that the coalition forces launched intensive artillery shelling on populated villages and used tanks and heavy weapons, causing a fire in one of the fuel trailers.

Clashes erupted after the pro-coalition authorities stopped Al Hariqdan’s share of diesel to operate generators to water their farms.

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