Bab al-Mandab, Yemen 0
15 April 2021

The Saudi-led coalition reported downing “four bomb-laden UAVs and five ballistic missiles” launched by the Huthis towards Jizan; debris “caused a restricted fire that was contained without any losses to civilian life” at Jizan University. A military Huthi spokesperson claimed that they had successfully targeted an Aramco facility and military sites. The U.S. State Department denounced “the Huthi complex attacks… which threatened civilian infrastructure”, while asserting that “the Huthis’ actions are prolonging the suffering of the Yemeni people and jeopardising… [diplomatic] efforts at a moment when there is a commitment from the international community to end the conflict now”. The U.S. further urged “all parties to agree to a comprehensive, nationwide ceasefire and to engage in negotiations towards an inclusive political agreement under UN auspices”.

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