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Yemen civilian deaths amount to 'war crimes' says Amnesty - BBC News

18.8.15

Yemen civilian deaths amount to 'war crimes' says Amnesty - BBC News: It claims to reveal a pattern of raids targeting heavily-populated sites, including a mosque, a school and a market. In the majority of cases, no military target could be located nearby, it adds.

"The report depicts in harrowing detail the gruesome and bloody trail of death and destruction in Taiz and Aden from unlawful attacks, which may amount to war crimes, by all parties," said Amnesty's Donatella Rovera.

She said civilians were having to dodge crossfire between rebels and anti-Houthi fighters on the ground, as well as the Saudi-led air strikes.


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