The losses of the fishery sector over eight years exceeded 14 billion , 457 million dollars
Posted on March 28, 2023
Ansarollah website – Sana’a
Today, Tuesday, the Ministry of Fisheries revealed, in a press conference, the most prominent losses caused by the aggression and the blockade on the fish sector for 8 years.
The Ministry of Fisheries stated that the number of dead and wounded fishermen was 491, while the aggression destroyed 476 fishing boats, and the navy of aggression kidnapped more than 2,000 fishermen and looted more than 173 boats.
The ministry confirmed that the losses of the fish sector over eight years amounted to 14 billion and 457 million dollars, adding that the warships and aircraft of the aggression launched more than 80 direct attacks targeting islands, fishing ports and fish landing centers in 53 marine areas.
The ministry held the international community, and the United Nations in particular, fully responsible for protecting Yemeni fishermen and ensuring their safety.