While the Houthi militia continues to plant mines and explosives on the main roads and areas of civilian movement and push large reinforcements to the outskirts of the liberated city of Taiz, Yemenis demanded the need to open roads between Yemeni cities, especially between the various directorates of Taiz Governorate, which constitutes the biggest obstacle to humanitarian and relief efforts and travelers between cities.
Ali Al-Adimi said: “Sana’a airport has been opened and you can travel to Amman within two hours, but if I want to visit my family in Taiz, I need 12 hours, even though the official road cut off and mined by the parties to the conflict does not exceed half an hour, not to mention the dangerous roads that are often used.” The traveler spends his life among the mountains because of their ruggedness.
For his part, Muhammad Al-Sami’i said: “For the eighth year in a row, I live in the city of Taiz (areas of legitimacy’s control), and although my mother and father can see their house on the other side, the Al-Hawban area, east of Taiz (the Houthi areas), but I am denied access to them for several reasons, the most prominent of which is that I need a More than 8 hours to reach them through rugged roads, in addition to the risk of kidnapping or arrest for my anti-militia positions.
Holidays and weddings and many Yemeni families pass within the framework of one city, they are exiled, but many describe it as an internal alienation from the family due to the barriers and mines along the roads, and not only that, but the security chaos in various cities constitutes the greatest threat to Yemeni families, especially after the killing of a child and the injury of another in the center of the capital Temporary Aden at the hands of one of the influential and in front of the eyes of her parents.
Yesterday, the Yemeni Landmine Observatory announced the death of the child Arafat Al-Wahaibi (13 years old) in a projectile explosion, remnants of war, in the Shawkan area of the Mawiyah district in the countryside of Taiz governorate.
Al-Ahly activists called for educating their children and warning them against dealing with suspicious bodies in order to preserve their lives.