Ait-raids led by Sunni coalition from Saudi Arabia also bombed the homestead of former President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, an ally of Shiite Houthi against whom the bombing began on 26th March. Both Saleh and his family are said to be well,as has been reported by the local news agency Khabar. A five-day ceasefire starting from Tuesday at 11pm local time, has been proposed by Saudi Arabia and was accepted today by the rebels.
According to the United Nations, since the beginning of the war in Yemen there have already been 1400 victims, more than half of them are civilians. Only yesterday, well 130 raids were carried out throughout the country and especially the city of Saada, stronghold of the rebels, considered to be a highly dangerous area. Meanwhile, the UN representative in Yemen, Johannes Van Der Klauuw, is said to be “deeply concerned” about the situation and reiterated that the indiscriminate bombings on densely populated areas is not in line with international law.