Red Cross says 1st medical aid flight lands in Yemen

By REUTERS
April 10, 2015 10:39

DUBAI - A plane carrying 16 tonnes of emergency medical aid landed in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Friday, the International Committee of the Red Cross said, the first delivery of aid the ICRC has flown in after weeks of heavy fighting.

Robert Mardini, the ICRC's Middle East head of operations, said in a tweet the plane was carrying medicines, bandages and surgical equipment.


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