Yemen war: Fire damages World Food Programme warehouses

Yemen war: Fire damages World Food Programme warehouses
 

A fire has broken out in warehouses containing humanitarian aid in the Yemeni Red Sea port of Hudaydah.
The blaze, which is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault, has destroyed food supplies and fuel, the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) said.
Four warehouses were reportedly engulfed in flames as thick plumes of black smoke billowed into the sky.
The port of Hudaydah receives critical aid for victims of the Yemen conflict, which has killed about 10,000 people.
An estimated 50 tonnes of foodstuff was destroyed in Saturday's fire, AFP news agency reports.
Workers said the... read more

 
31 March 2018 in World News, Views: 38
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