Mar 31, 2015, 8:57 AM
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5th consignment of Iran relief aids sent to San'a

Tehran, March 31, IRNA – An official with Iran Red Crescent Society (IRCS) said a new consignment of relief aids has been dispatched to San'a, capital of Yemen which has been target of brutal Saudi-led air raids.

Head of IRCS's Relief and Rescue Organization Nasser Charkhsaz told reporters that at this stage, 19 tons of medicines and medical equipment was sent to Yemen on Tuesday morning.

He said at the previous four stages, the consignments totaled 50 tons of relief, medical, treatment, and consumer items.

Charkhsaz added that more humanitarian aids will be sent to Yemen if that country demands for more help.

Yemen has been the target of military aggression by a Saudi-led coalition since Thursday. Scores of innocent civilians have been killed or injured in these attacks.