MSF experiences terrifying evening at al-Salakhana hospital in al-Hodeida

English - الثلاثاء 18 ديسمبر 2018 الساعة 08:12 م
Al-Hodeida – NewsYemen.net

A senior source at the team of Médecins Sans Frontières's expressed their deep concern about the escalation surrounding their hospital's building in al-Salakhana neighborhood in al-Hodeida city.

According to a source Newsyemen talked to him on Monday that the source and the team lived a terrible evening as he expected the fall of one of shells that inflamed the area.

The Houthi militias fire artillery shells and Katyusha rockets near homes and facilities very close to the hospital where the organization's team is operating."

On Sunday and Monday, the medical team received seven children, two children died at the time upon their arrival, and a young man and a girl were injured.

The MSF called the importance to avoid hospitals the consequences of the conflict, stressing that its team receives bullets' victims and indiscriminately shelling.

Earlier, NewsYemen.net reported that the militias cordoned off al-Salakhana hospital with military barracks to used them to fire artillery shells and Katyusha rockets and areas of mobilizing their gunmen.