Dahyan air strike
|Dahyan air strike|
|Part of |
|Deaths||At least 51 people (per Houthi's Health Ministry)|
|At least 48 (per the Red Cross) |
At least 79 people (per Houthi's Health Ministry)
On 9 August 2018, Saudi Arabian expeditionary aircraft bombed a civilian school bus passing through a crowded market in
According to a resident of Dahyan, the warplanes had been hovering over the area for more than an hour before they attacked. Another witness said, "Our shops were open and shoppers were walking around as usual. All those who died were residents, children and shop owners." According to Yahya Hussein, a teacher who was traveling separately from the bus, "The scene can't be described—there was body parts and blood everywhere."