Houthi political leader killed in strike last week, Yemeni group says

25 April, 2018, 15:23 | Author: Colin Gill
  • Yemenis check the damage in a power station in the aftermath of a reported air strike by the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital Sanaa

"This crime won't go unanswered", warned the Houthis' overall leader, Abdul Malek al-Houthi.

Saudi Arabia would never be able to create any political development by assassinating Saleh al-Samad, said Mohammad al-Bakhiti, a member of the Supreme Political Council, the Arabic-language Al Mayadeen reported.

Since March 2015, Saudi led coalition has carried out more than 16,000 air raids, resulting in mass civilian casualties with weddings, hospitals and funerals targeted.

Saudi Arabia and its mostly Gulf Arab allies accuse the Houthis of being proxies of their arch-rival Iran - charges the group and Tehran deny.

Samad was second on the coalition's most wanted list of Houthi leaders, after al-Houthi. - Al Arabia The coalition had previously offered $20 million reward for any information that led to his arrest.

The conflict in Yemen, which began in 2014, has claimed more than 100,000 lives so far.

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The group said it had elected Mahdi al-Mashat as Sammad's successor.

Several strikes reportedly killed six others in his retinue. Only the Saudi-led coalition (SLC) has an air force, and there can be no justification for a strike on such an obvious civilian celebration.

He called " for a prompt, effective and transparent investigation", said United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric in a statement.

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday reiterated to the Saudis that they have obligations under worldwide humanitarian law not to hit civilians during the war. The Houthis now control the capital Sanaa.

He also stressed the commitment of coalition forces to legally and morally protect civilians and non-military installations, as well as to take all precautionary and preventive measures and ensure that military operations were in accordance with the highest standards and mechanisms of modern targeting. The ambassador suggested three possible reasons for the detention, including an attempt to extract money from the owners of the vessels, "the continued starvation of the Yemeni people", and a plan to destroy the tankers, causing major environmental damage to the Red Sea.

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