Three Children Killed in Landmine Explosion in Central Yemen


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(Middle East Monitor) Three Yemeni children were killed in a landmine explosion in central Bayda province, a local NGO said Saturday, reports Anadolu Agency.

The children were killed when the device exploded as they were grazing sheep in the al-Zaher district, the Yemeni Landmine Records said in a statement.

The NGO, which documents victims of mines and unexploded ordnance, did not lay blame for the deaths on any group.

The UN estimates that more than 2 million landmines were planted across war-torn Yemen.

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Published: Monday, October 24, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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