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UN Chief Condemns Saudi Airstrikes Against Civilians in Yemen

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

United Nations, February 29 (RHC)-- United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned Saudi Arabia for defying calls to halt airstrikes on Yemen, following a recent air attack that killed dozens of civilians in a market.

The UN said in a statement on Monday that Ban "strongly condemns the apparent airstrike" that killed 32 civilians and injured 41 others in Khaleq market in northeastern Sanaa on Sunday.

The latest airstrike damaged a mosque and several houses in the Razih district of Sa'ada province. 

Edited by Pavel Jacomino
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