Dozens of children under the age of 10 have been killed after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a school bus in northern Yemen Thursday. The bus was hit as it was driving through a market in the province of Saada, according to the Houthi-run Al-Masirah TV.
The children were on their way to summer camps, Yahya Sha’em, head of the Houthi-held health office in Saada said. The International Committee of the Red Cross said it was sending supplies to ICRC-supported hospitals to support an influx of casualties. Houthi media broadcast gruesome footage appearing to show the dead bodies of children. Other footage showed a young boy carrying a UNICEF backpack being escorted to a hospital, his face bloodied as medical staff tried to treat his injuries.