UN: Saudi-led airstrikes killed 136 civilians this month
People walk near a body of a prisoner after he was killed in airstrikes targeted the prison on December 13, 2017 in Sana'a, Yemen. Photo: Mohammed Hamoud / Getty Images)
Between December 6 and December 16, the airstrikes launched by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen have killed 136 civilians and non-combatants, according to the UN.
Why it matters: Since March 2015, when the conflict between the Iran-backed Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition began, and as of the 14th of December, the UN has documented 5,558 civilians killed and 9,065 injured as a result of the war.