UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling for an independent and prompt investigation into the deadly Saudi-led coalition deadly airstrike that hit a bus carrying children, United Nations deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said in a press release.

“The Secretary-General condemns the air strike today by the coalition forces in Saada, which hit a busy market area in Majz District, and impacted a bus carrying children from a summer camp,” Haq said on Thursday. “He calls for an independent and prompt investigation into this incident.”

Earlier, Yemeni media reported that the Saudi-led coalition jets had struck a school bus at a busy market in Yemeni. According to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), citing local officials, a total of 50 people died in the attack, while another 77 were injured.

Leader of the Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee Mohammed Houthi on Thursday urged Russia, China and France to hold an emergency United Nations Security Council meeting over the attack of the Saudi-led coalition, local media reported.

According to the Houthi-run Al Masirah TV, the committee’s leader said that the coalition’s attack confirmed that the coalition rejects peace in the region.

US Department of State spokesperson earlier called on the Saudi-led coalition operating in Yemen to carry out a thorough investigation into the attack.

 

Source: Sputnik

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This is a disgusting attack on innocent civilians by a military that should not even be there. Every parent that reads this should contact their respective MP to highlight this to bring to attention their respective government to then condemn Saudi Arabia in the UN. If this was done by Syrian govt or Yemen govt then you would hear the US,UK ETC condemning in the strongest terms possible maybe even calling for strong military action against them. BUT because it is Saudi Arabia you know there will be a slight noise about it then nothing more will be said. Enough… Read more »

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If what the Saudi SPOX said is true, that the bus carried rocket launching systems, Houthis are to be blamed since they used kids as human shields. If it’s really the case, the strike was legal and Houthis did a war-crime. If not, Saudis did a war crime.
Any way, both camps already performed numerous war crimes and both are absolutely despicable, period.

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DBS, you really believe this Bullshit too? Bus carrying Rocket Launching Systems with the kids? It is just a justification for bombing. They just bombed a bus that was passing right in the middle of a fish market. Come on, this is a worst crime committed by Saudis. Kids are just kids all over the world. Accusing the Houthis of transporting some rocket launching system s**t is a bus load of BS. Karma will catch up with the Coalition & Saudis. Saudis justify so too the coalition after all they love to suck up to the Saudis. You saw how… Read more »

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The Zio-Wahhabi-Imperialist coalition is only capable of committing war crimes.