Despite the truce..  46 airstrikes  on Yemen- update

The Saudi-led coalition has launched 46 airstrikes  on several provinces in Yemen despite the ceasefire announcement in the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Air forces of the Saudi coalition launched more than 46 airstrikes in the past 24 hours  18 of which on the districts of Majzar and Sarwah in the Marib –northeast of Sana’a- six on the district of Khabb Wa Shaaf in al- Jawf province –northwest of Sana’a”, The spokesperson of Sana’a Forces, Brigadier General Yahya Sarie said on Wednesday.

He added that two more air raids were conducted on the northern province of Saada and the western Bayda.

The assaults come days after the Saudi-led coalition claimed it was halting military operations in Yemen in support of UN efforts to end the five-year war and avoid the outbreak of the coronavirus in war-wracked Yemen.