Human Rights Watch: US bombs used in deadliest air strike by Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Human rights Watch reported on Thursday bombs from the United States were used in Saudi airstrikes on a marketplace in Yemen that killed an estimated one hundred people including dozens of children.

 

Investigators said they found remnants of American-supplied parts at the site of the March 15 bombing.

 

According to the United Nations, two bombs hit the market in the town of Mastaba on March 15, killing at least ninety-six people, including twenty-four children. UN staff who visited the site found another ten bodies burned beyond recognition and describing the scene as carnage.

 

Saudi general Ahmad al-Assiri said the airstrike targeted a militia gathering but Human Rights Watch did not find evidence of Houthi presence near the bombing site.

 

Remnants of a satellite-guided bomb with components supplied by the United States was found by the organization during an investigation on March 28.

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