Saudi jets have ‘deliberately’ bombed the Iranian embassy in Yemen in an air raid that wounded staff, Tehran has claimed today.
Warplanes struck the building as they pounded Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Wednesday night, Iran claimed, as tensions with Saudi Arabia continued to mount.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman described the strike as a ‘deliberate action’ and a ‘violation of all international conventions that protect diplomatic missions’.
Saudi jets have ‘deliberately’ hit the Iranian embassy in Yemen in an air raid that wounded staff, Tehran has claimed today.
Hossein Jaber Ansari said: ‘The Saudi government is responsible for the damage caused and for the situation of members of staff who were injured.’
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen will investigate the accusation, according to the group’sn spokesman Brigadier General Ahmed Asseri said.
Coalition jets carried out heavy strikes in Sanaa on Wednesday night to target missile launchers used by the Houthi militia to fire at Saudi Arabia, he said, adding that the group has used civilian facilities including abandoned embassies.
Credit to Daily mail
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