Third of Saudi-led strikes on Yemen hit civilian sites: report

Yemenis inspect the rubble of a school destroyed by a Saudi-led air strike on the outskirt of the northwestern Saada province, on September 14, 2016More than a third of Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen have struck civilian sites including schools, hospitals and mosques, according to a survey of the conflict published in the Guardian on Friday. The findings came from the Yemen Data Project, a group of security and human rights experts, who examined more than 8,600 air raids in the campaign between March 2015 and the end of August this year. Out of these it found 3,577 were listed as hitting military sites and 3,158 non-military, while 1,882 strikes were classified as unknown, the Guardian said.

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