Top official: Coalition probing collateral damage to bus during Yemen operation

The senior source stressed that the leadership of the coalition decided to immediately refer the incident to a joint team for investigation. (Supplied)

A senior official in the Arab Coalition backing legitimacy in Yemen has said that the leadership of the coalition has seen what the media and some of the sites of relief organizations operating in Yemen have reported about the Saada incident.

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The senior source stressed that the leadership of the coalition decided to immediately refer the incident to the joint team for assessment and verifying the conditions and procedures to reach a conclusion as soon as possible.

He reiterated the commitment of the Coalition to conduct investigations into all incidents involving allegations of wrongdoing, violations of international law, accountability of the perpetrators and the provision of necessary assistance to the victims, and its keenness to make every effort to preserve the safety of civilians.

On Thursday, the official spokesman of the Arab Coalition in Yemen, Colonel Turki al-Malki, announced that the coalition launched an operation in Saada against Houthi elements who fired a ballistic missile on Jizan in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday evening. Read more

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