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Incident : JO_0011

An alleged attack by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted the Radio communication towers in Jabal Aiban in the capital, Sana'a, on March 4, 2018

Sun Mar 04 2018Sanaa

Several sources on news sites, Twitter and Facebook, claimed that the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted a telecommunication tower for a radio station in Jabal Aiban, in the capital, Sana'a. The attack cut off the “Sawt Alshaab” broadcast. Several pictures were circulated showing smoke rising from the mountain Aiban side. A source on news sites claimed that the targeting was carried out by more than five airstrikes, targeting directly the radio station in Jabal Aiban. While a news source claimed in a report on YouTube that the targeting was carried out by three airstrikes.

Alleged perpetrator:

Saudi-led coalition

Area of control:

Houthis Rebel movement

Delivery method:

Air strike

Weapons used:

Air strike



Direct hit:


Double tap:


Multiple targeted strikes:


Remote location:


Established pre-conflict: