KSrelief: Houthi Militias Target 3 Relief Trucks in Yemen with Improvised Explosive Device

Friday 1438/9/21 - 2017/06/16
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Riyadh, Ramadan 20, 1438, Jun 15, 2017, SPA -- King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) said in a statement today that three KSrelief trucks were bombed while preparing to distribute food aid in Marib early Thursday.
"The competent teams in the Coalition to Support the Legitimacy in Yemen began to investigate the incident. Preliminary evidence indicated that an improvised explosive device was planted at the place where the trucks stopped," the KSrelief said.
The statement also said that the three trucks were bombed at 1:00 am on Thursday, when they were unloading food aid in Marib, Yemen. As a result of the explosion, the trucks caught fire destroying the food aid for Yemeni people which is part of the ongoing KSrelief aid program.
KSrelief stressed that such an incident would not affect the process of distributing humanitarian and food aid to Yemeni people as part of the Hope Restoration Operation.
--SPA
01:16 LOCAL TIME 22:16 GMT