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NCD Enumerates Bombing Yemeni Civilians with 1,070 Cluster Bombs

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The National Committee for Demining (NCD) held a ceremony in Sana’a on Thursday to mark the World Day for Mine Awareness under the slogan “For a Yemen Mine-free”.

Mohammed Al-Amoudi, director of the Victim Assistance Department of the NCD, said that the US-Saudi aggression used cluster bombs on Yemen from the first time, where the number of raids used by coalition aircraft was 1070 cluster bombs and the number of civilian casualties was 1,096 civilians over the past four years.

Al-Amoudi added that the NCD center has worked to spread awareness through several workshops and courses on the dangers of this devastating weapon. The number of beneficiaries of the awareness reached 77547 beneficiaries in different governorates of the Republic, in addition to benefiting 4959106 people from the field survey.

For his part, the chief trainers in the national unit of the NCD, Ismail Al-Aar confirmed that the program continues to work in all governorates, noting that the process of cleansing has been continuing since the beginning of the aggression. Many war debris were discovered and lifted, many schools and areas were cleared in nine governorates: the capital, Sana’a, Taiz, Hodeidah, Ibb, Dhamar, Hajjah, Saada and Amran.

Source:YPA