The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said, more than 5,000 children have been killed or seriously wounded as a result of the conflict in Yemen.
In a report, UNICEF said, over 11 million children need assistance. It called on the international community to work for the protection of children and an early end to the war. The agency warned that about 4 lakh children under 5 are in life threatening conditions. A UNICEF official said in Sanaa that the agency will continue assistance in children’s nutrition, hygiene, and education, as well as other areas.