SANAA, Yemen (AP) – Yemen’s Shiite rebels are backing a U.N. name for a probe right into a Saudi-led coalition airstrike within the nation’s north that killed dozens of individuals the day gone by, together with many kids.
Friday’s tweet by senior Yemeni insurgent chief Mohammed Ali al-Houthi says the rebels – referred to as Houthis – welcome the decision and are keen to cooperate in an investigation of the airstrike in Saada province that hit a bus carrying civilians, together with kids, in a busy market.
In an announcement after the assault on Thursday, U.N. chief António Guterres urged Yemen’s fighters to take “fixed care to spare civilians and civilian objects within the conduct of navy operations.”
Guterres additionally referred to as for an “impartial and immediate investigation.”
The rebels say the airstrike killed over 50 and wounded 77.