More than 10,000 children killed or injured in war torn Yemen

Latest UN figures state that a total of 3,455 children were killed and more than 6,600 wounded in the fighting in Yemen between March 2015 and September 2021.

October 22, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

More than 10,000 children have been killed or injured in war torn Yemen according to a statement released on October 20 by the UNICEF, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund. Terming it a ‘shameful milestone’, UNICEF spokesperson James Elder said that that figure amounts to four children dying or being wounded every day in the Yemen conflict.

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