almarsdpost| Special follow up
A mother and her daughter were killed and her husband and three children were injured on Friday, December 21/ 2018 following a mortar shell fired by the Houthis on a house in the city of Toahita, in the province of Hodeidah, west of Yemen.
The Al Houthi militia targeted the familys home in (Al Musallab) area, southeast of the city of Hitya, with a mortar shell early on Friday morning, a local source said.
The source confirmed that the shell killed the mother and a girl at the age of fifteen, while the father and three of his children were injured.
A medical source said that the Zabid rural hospital received the head of the family Hassan Ahmad Rajh(44) and three of his children aged between 9 and 12 years and did their first aid.
He added that the father and his injured children were taken by ambulance to Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital in the city of Hodeidah, pointing out that the injury of children is dangerous as a result of penetrating fragments of the Houthi shell parts of their bodies.