Joint Forces Command of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen: Referral of A Targeting Operation Result to the Joint Incidents Assessment Team (JIAT) to Assess The Possibility of An Incident

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Riyadh, Jul 13, 2020, SPA -- Statement by the Official Spokesman of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen COL Turki Al-Malki: "The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition has referred one of the targeting operations results in the area of operations to the Joint Incidents Assessment Team (JIAT) to assess the possibility of an incident.
The Joint Forces Command has completed a comprehensive study of the after action review of conducted operations in the area of operations for (Sunday, 12 July 2020), and according to the comprehensive review and operational vetting, and what was clarified by Coalition forces on the ground, there is a possibility of losses among civilians as a result of a targeting operation of (a gathering of terrorist Houthi commanders and armed militants) in (Washahah district, Hajjah governorate). All documents relating to this incident have been referred to the Joint Incident Assessment Team (JIAT) for further assessment and announcement of results.
The Joint Forces Command underscores its commitment to applying the highest standards of targeting and implementing the customary International Humanitarian Law in its military operations. We will take all necessary procedures pertaining to incidents, god forbid, to achieve the highest levels of accountability and transparency."
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16:43 LOCAL TIME 13:43 GMT
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