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Missile explosion leads to deadly stampede in Yemeni school

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor April 8, 2019 13:40

Missile explosion leads to deadly stampede in Yemeni school

A missile explosion nearby a school in Yemen’s capital city of Sanaa on Sunday has claimed several lives, with many students also killed or left seriously injured after a serious stampede was triggered in the panic which followed the blast.The airstrike killed 13 civilians and wounded 87 others, most of whom were students at a girls’ middle school in the Sawan District, according to local health authorities. The Saudi-led coalition carried out airstrikes on the outskirts of Sanaa and fired three missiles at a residential area believed to contain a Houthi militias’ stronghold on Sunday noon. The powerful shockwave of the explosion shattered windows at the school some 300 meters away.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor April 8, 2019 13:40

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