Amid the Iranian-backed terror group’s series of strikes inside of Yemen, a ballistic missile attack killed nearly three dozen innocent civilians; The Yemeni Civil War remains the world’s number one humanitarian disaster.
Sunday evening was met with devastating news out of Yemen when a ballistic missile launched by the Houthi rebels, whom are backed by the Islamic Republic of Iran, struck a mosque and religious school. Upon impact, the explosion killed a minimum of 29 civilians, mostly consisting of women and children. Sadly, those killed were seeking shelter from the fighting inside the structures that were hit.
The Houthis have been targeting northern Yemen relentlessly in order to overthrow one of the toughest remaining strongholds of the internationally recognized government. Sunday night’s missile struck near al-Amoud. At least one separate report claimed that 39 people had been killed, but no official confirmation of the report has come forward.
The Yemeni Civil war has led to the deaths of 100,000+ people since its beginning in 2015 and has put more than 20 million people in a position of need regarding humanitarian aid. It remains the world’s largest humanitarian disaster.