Yemen: 19 fishermen missing after Saudi airstrike



As many as 19 fishermen have reportedly gone missing after a Saudi Arabian airstrike on fishing boats off Yemen’s western coastline, which has come under an unrelenting Saudi-led offensive.

The attack took place off the port city of Hudaydah, near the island of Uqban, Yemen’s al-Masirah television network reported on Friday.

There has so far been no report about those still unaccounted for in the aftermath of the attack. 

Early this month, at least 55 people were killed The head of the Yemeni Union of Fishermen said the attack targeted three fishing boats.

There has so after Saudi warplanes hit a hospital and a fishing harbor in Hudaydah.

A separate Saudi aerial attack hit a bus carrying a group of young schoolchildren in Yemen's Sa’ada province, killing over 50 people, including 40 children.


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