Six people, including 3 children, were injured, on Monday, by the explosion of mines planted by the Houthis, in the governorates of Marib and Al-Jawf, in the northeast of the country.
The Yemeni Landmine Monitor said that 3 children, Abd al-Rabb Hussein Krishan, Ghamdan Krishan, and Naji Hussein al-Masri, were injured as a result of the explosion of 3 mines in the al-Mahjazah area of Serwah district, west of Ma’rib governorate.
Three others were wounded when a landmine, left by the Houthi militia, exploded in a citizen’s car, as it was passing on a desert road in the Khub Al-Sha`af district, east of Al-Jawf Governorate, northeast of Yemen.
The Yemeni Landmine Monitor confirmed that 3 civilians were injured by a Houthi mine explosion in a civilian vehicle carrying 9 people, owned by Ahmed Al-Shaabi, while it was passing on the desert road in the Khub Washa’af district in Al-Jawf governorate.
Local sources reported that the explosion led to the burning of the popular citizen’s car.
Al-Jawf Governorate suffers from the density of mines planted by the Houthi militia in desert roads and valleys. These mines resulted in a number of civilian casualties, the death of many livestock, as well as material losses as a result of the explosion of mines and IEDs.
An official report revealed the killing and wounding of 910 civilians, including women and children, due to mines and explosive devices planted by the Houthi militia in Al-Jawf Governorate, during the period from October 2018 to August 2021.
The report issued by the Committee on Rights and Information in Al-Jawf Governorate said that the committee’s team documented 282 cases of damage and material losses due to mines in the governorate’s districts.
Among the damages documented in the report, 25 homes and 49 farms in various districts were damaged. And 97 cars and vehicles, and other physical damage.
He explained that the Houthi militia continues to plant mines, explosives and explosive devices in Al-Jawf, like other Yemeni governorates and cities.