The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned of devastating health situation in Yemen due to Saudi invasions on the country expressing concerns over possible death of many children due to malnutrition.
Daesh snipers have shot dead at least 15 children fleeing a militant-held neighborhood in Mosul which is besieged by the Iraqi army as part of a massive offensive to retake the city, a security source says.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a press release on Sunday that nearly 500,000 children are currently living in besieged areas in war torn Syria without any access to humanitarian aid.
With winter approaching and temperatures falling, the United Nations refugee agency is preparing to open more camps and increase life-saving assistance to support the nearly 15 million people displaced by fighting in Iraq and Syria.
The Daesh Takfiri terrorist group has used chemical weapons in at least 52 incidents since 2014 in Iraq and Syria and it may resort to such warfare to slow the Iraqi forces in Mosul, says a UK-based conflict monitoring group.