Counselor Al-Mansour: The process of assessing incidents is based on established norms and standards in the international humanitarian law system 5 Riyadh

In relation to a (Traditional Market) in (Alkhawkhah) city, (Alhudaidah) governorate, regarding to what was reported by the German Press Agency (DPA) about (Adham Tuabah), The director of security in (Alkhawkhah) Directorate saying that (17) civilians were killed and dozens others were injured in a bombing by the Arab Coalition fighter jets on (10 March 2017) on a traditional market in Aldwar area, (Alkhawkhah) city, pointing out that the outcome may rise in the coming hours, and as reported in some media that the location of the bombing occurred on (Aldwar) market in the northern entrance of (Alkhawkhah)city.

JIAT verified the incident, examined all related documents, including the Procedures; Rules of Engagement, Daily Mission Schedule, After Mission Reports, satellite images; and assessed all gathered evidence.

JIAT found that on Friday at (19:45) (10 March 2017), the Coalition Air Forces executed air missions on military targets, the closest target was (10) KM away from (Alkhawkhah) city, also JIAT found that after reviewing the Daily Mission Schedule on Thursday (9 March 2017) which is one day prior to the claim date, the Coalition Forces executed an air mission that located (10) KM away from (Alkhawkhah)city, and checked the Daily Mission Schedule on Saturday (11 March 2017) which is one day after the claim date, the Coalition Forces executed an air mission on a military target located (1.6) KM away from (Alkhawkhah)city.

In light of that, JIAT found that the Coalition Air Forces did not conduct any air missions on (Alkhawkhah)city, (Alhudaidah) governorate.

Source: Saudi Press Agency