Houthis rob coronavirus medical supplies

Houthis rob coronavirus medical supplies
Newly recruited Houthi fighters chant slogans as they ride a military vehicle during a gathering in the capital Sanaa to mobilize more fighters to battlefronts to fight pro-government forces in several Yemeni cities, on January 3, 2017. (File/AFP)
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Updated 17 May 2020

Houthis rob coronavirus medical supplies

Houthis rob coronavirus medical supplies
  • The medical aid had been sent by the World Health Organisation (WHO)
  • The total number of confirmed cases in the government-controlled areas in Yemen rose to 122

DUBAI: Houthi militia have looted medical supplies sent to slow the spread of coronavirus, state news agency SPA reported citing the Yemeni government.
The medical aid had been sent by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Yemeni Minister of Information Muammar Al-Eryani said.
The total number of confirmed cases in the government-controlled areas in Yemen rose to 122, including 18 deaths after 37 new cases were detected in Aden, Hadramout and Lahj during the past two days, the Aden-based supreme national emergency committee said.