KHARTOUM, - Around 31 wounded Yemenis have arrived in Merowe Medical City, northern Sudan, via Saudi Arabia, to receive medical treatment, official media announced.

The batch of Yemeni patients is part of an agreement, signed between the Sudanese government, King Salman Centre for Humanitarian Aid (KSCHA), and the Sudanese Red Crescent (SRC), to transport the injured and wounded from Yemen to Sudan, Merowe district's media department said, in a press statement.

The wounded Yemenis were transported directly from Riyadh to Merowe International Airport, via Saudi Arabian Airlines, where they were received b Merowe District Commissioner, Mubarak Shamat.

Earlier, a series of bomb attacks took place in the Yemeni port town of Al-Mukalla, that resulted in the killing of dozens of soldiers and civilians, in addition to wounding several others.

The attacks, carried out by several suicide bombers, have been claimed by the so-called Daesh.

One of the targets was Yemeni police forces deployed in the town.

Source: Name News Network

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