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*The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen Refers One of the Results of Targeting Operations to the Joint Incident Assessment Team to Assess the Possibility of an Incident

Saudi Press Agency

Wednesday 1440/7/20 - 2019/03/27

Riyadh, March 27, 2019, SPA -- The Official Spokesman of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen Colonel Turki Al-Malki, stated that the Joint Forces Command of the Coalition has referred one of the results of the targeting operations in the Theater of Operations to the Joint Incidents Assessment Team (JIAT) to assess the possibility of an incident.

He added: "The Joint ‎Forces Command of the Coalition has completed its After Action Review of conducted operations within the Theater of Operations for Tuesday, March 26, 2019. According to the results of the comprehensive review, operational vetting and what was stated by the executers of the said operation, that there might have been collateral damage during targeting members of the Iran-backed terrorist Houthi militia in Kitaf Directorate, Sa'dah, Yemen, which is an active military Theater of Operations, all documents relating to this incident have been handed over to JIAT pending assessment and announcement of results."

The official Spokesman reaffirmed the commitment of the Joint Forces Command of the Coalition to applying the highest standards of targeting, and implementing the Customary International Humanitarian Law as regards the military operations, as well as taking all necessary procedures in case of an incident, God forbid, to achieve the highest levels of accountability and transparency.

18:29 LOCAL TIME 15:29 GMT

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