Joint Incidents Assessment Team (JIAT) of Yemen reviews a number of incidents and refutes allegations 2 Riyadh

الأربعاء 1440/11/28 هـ الموافق 2019/07/31 م واس
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With regard to what JIAT observed in media reports that the Coalition Forces carried out an air operation in the area of Sa'wan in Sana'a on 07/04/2019) in the immediate vicinity of Al-Ra'i Girls School in Sana'a, causing at least 13 children death, and more than 100 injuries, JIAT vetted the incident and reviewed all related documents, including procedures and rules of engagement, Air Tasking Order, daily mission schedule, after mission report, mission video recordings, satellite images, and assessment of evidences, JIAT found that the Coalition Forces did not execute any air missions near the incident area on (07/04/2019) the date of the claim.
The closest air mission carried out by the Coalition Forces on that day was on a military target about (50) km away from the site of the claim, using one guided bomb that hit its target.
After reviewing and analyzing the facts related to the claim, and researching and monitoring the open source images and videos posted on the social media platforms JIAT found the following:
1. Al-Ra'i Girls School is located on the coordinates (N15 23.264 E044 14.416) inside the urban area in (Sa'wan) district east of the capital (Sana'a).
2. Al-Ra'i Girls School is on the Coalition Forces No Strike List (NSL).
3. Coalition Forces did not execute any air missions near the incident area on the date of the claim on (07/04/2019).
4. Satellite images after the incident date of (Al-Ra'i Girls School and its surroundings) does not show any damage caused by an aerial attack.
5. The claimed damages were a result of a fire in a warehouse at the coordinates (N15 23.238 E044 14.574), approximately (250) meters from (Al-Ra'i Girls' School), followed by an explosion.
In light of that, JIAT found that the Coalition Forces did not target the area of ??(Sa'wan) and the direct vicinity of (Al-Ra'i Girls School) in (Sana'a) City on (07/04/2019) as of the claim.
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