Flashpoint city of Hodeidah ‘most dangerous place in Yemen’
Aid groups say 799 civilians killed and wounded in Hodeidah province in 2019, the ‘highest toll’ in war-torn country.
Yemen‘s flashpoint city of Hodeidah continues to be the war-ravaged country’s most dangerous place, more than a dozen international aid groups have warned, despite the signing of a peace agreement last year that aimed to alleviate people’s suffering.
In a joint statement on Thursday, 15 international aid groups said 799 civilians were killed and wounded in the city and the surrounding province since the United Nations-brokered ceasefire agreement was signed in Stockholm, Sweden, in December 2018.
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