UN council says Yemen conditions 'devastating' for civilians

The UN Security Council warned Thursday (March 15th) that conditions in war-torn Yemen are worsening and having a "devastating" impact on civilians, with 22.2 million in need of humanitarian assistance, AFP reported.

The Council cited indiscriminate attacks on densely populated areas, with large numbers of civilian casualties and damage to civilian structures.

"The Security Council expresses its grave concern at the continued deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Yemen, and the devastating humanitarian impact of the conflict on civilians," it said in a statement.

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