Houthis missiles hit a hospital in Mokha

November 9, 2019

A hospital in the coastal city of Mokha has been damaged by the Houthi attack on Wednesday night, the international humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Thursday.

“A hospital run by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Mokha, Yemen, was damaged by an attack on buildings nearby,” the organization said in a statement on its Twitter account.

No injuries or fatalities were reported among the crew and patients, while hospital activities have been suspended for the time being.The hospital’s patients were evacuated to other health facilities in the Red Sea city of Mokha.

The patients fled after a huge explosion as a result of rocket attacks on a nearby warehouse that shook the area,” Abdul Rahman Ahmed, a hospital doctor, told The Associated Press.

The hospital opened in August last year and provides free services to war-wounded people.A Yemeni government spokesman said the attacks targeted government-allied forces known as the Giants Brigade.

He said at least three Houthi planes were also involved in the attack, which caused huge explosions and fires that spread to residential areas.Mocha, historically known for coffee exports, is located in the southern province of Hodeidah.

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