Further south in Hodeidah, video footage showed bodies in the rubble and dazed survivors after an air attack from the Saudi-led pro-government coalition took out a telecommunications hub. Yemen suffered a nationwide internet blackout, a web monitor said.
A statement from Save the Children said three children and more than 60 adults were killed in air strikes in Yemen on Friday. It gave no further details.
Citing even higher figures than the ICRC, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Saada’s hospital had received about 200 people wounded in the prison attack and “they are so overwhelmed that they cannot take any more patients”.
“There are many bodies still at the scene of the air strike, many missing people,” Ahmed Mahat, MSF head of mission in Yemen, said in a statement. “It is impossible to know how many people have been killed. It seems to have been a horrific act of violence.”
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