Human Rights reveals the human and material losses due to the brutal aggression on Yemen
Shocking numbers of the civilian victims as a result of the US Saudi-led aggression coalition during 2000 days was revealed on Wednesday Ministry of Human Rights.
The Ministry of Human Rights , during a press conference, held in the capital, Sanaa,confirmed that the aggression has killed 16,771 civilians and injured 26,359 others, indicating, in its official report, that 5,345 of the killed are women.
The report indicated that the aggression killed 3,747 children and injured over 4 thousand others during the 2000 days and added that more than 4 million and 147 thousand Yemenis displaced as a result of the bombing that targeted all Yemeni lands.
It confirmed that the aggression waged thousands of military attacks against civilian targets that are covered by international protection.
The Ministry’s report included statistics of civilian facilities that are destroyed by the aggression, including over 47 media institutions, over 28 radio and television centers, over 41 judicial courts, 131 sports facilities, 364 tourist facilities and 2023 various service facilities, as well as it destroyed 1,324 mosques and 417 archaeological sites and historical monuments.
Regarding targeting the health and education facilities, the Ministry reported that the aggression has destroyed 486 hospitals and health facilities, targeting 92 ambulances, and destroying two oxygen plants. It also destroyed over 3722 educational facilities, and about 4 million and 435 thousand students lost their right to education.
In the field of service, industrial, commercial and agricultural facilities, the Ministry reported that the aggression targeted 14 seaports and 9 civil airports, and the burnt 4 civilian aircraft.The aggression destroyed 348 factories, 5 wheat silos, 763 fuel stations, and over 4,718 fish landing centers, depriving over 40,000 fishermen of fishing.
The ministry’s report included reporting the destruction of 13,324 agricultural sites, 11,610 agricultural fields and 41,610 beehives and apiary honey.The statistic indicated that over 2,298 water installations and network were destroyed and damaged, more than 538 electrical stations and network were destroyed, and more than one civil communications facility was destroyed.
The Ministry of Human Rights confirmed that it was monitored the use of banned weapons and cluster and thermobaric bombs by the aggression on a large scale.It pointed to the aggression and mercenaries kidnapped and arrested more than 1,000 civilians in the occupied areas, and the aggression coalition forcibly disappeared hundreds of civilians, activists and human rights defenders that opposed the war on Yemen.
On the economic damage, the Ministry of Human Rights confirmed that due to the aggression and siege, 24 million and 300 thousand Yemenis are in need of aids, and 7.27 million need shelter.It explained that over 60% of Yemenis are suffering starvation, noting that the poverty rate has risen to 85% and the unemployment rate to 65%, noting that 1.25 million government employees have been deprived of their salaries.
It indicated that 350 thousand patients were prevented from traveling for treatment, 42 thousand of them died, due to the closure of Sanaa airport.