More than 4,000 civilians killed, injured in Taiz

Ministry of Human Rights’ office in Taiz province has confirmed the killing and wounding of 4,576 civilians since March 2015.

In a report issued to mark the passage of 2,000 days of the Saudi-led war against Yemen, the pro-Houthis Human Rights Office in Taiz stated that 2,152 civilians have been martyred by the Saudi coalition fire and its loyal forces, including 474 children, 352 women, and 1,326 men.

The report noted that the Saudi-led coalition and its loyal forces caused the injury of 2,424 civilians, including 424 children, 253 women, and 1,747 men.

It stated that the Saudi coalition destroyed 950 facilities in the infrastructure sector, 551 service facilities, and 3,893 economic facilities while the number of civilian homes destroyed and damaged reached 95,790.

In the infrastructure sector, the Saudi-backed forces destroyed Taiz International airport, two seaports, 239 government facilities, 34 petroleum stations, a generator, 90 a communications networks, 58 tanks, a water system, 516 roads and bridges, and 10 cemeteries.

The report pointed out that the destroyed service facilities included 10 universities, 45 hospitals and health facilities, 152 schools and institutes, 100 mosques, 14 sports facilities, 20 historical Sites, six media facilities, and 204 agricultural fields.

It showed that the destroyed and damaged economic facilities due to the war in the province included 55 factories, 96 commercial markets, 2,167 commercial institutions, 33 tourist establishments, 450 food stores, 80 food trucks, 52 fuel stations, 41 fuel tankers, 780 means of transportation, 46 chicken and livestock farms and 93 fishing boats.

2000 Days of Saudi –led war on Yemen- Statistics