The Houthis surrounded her farm with mines.. An old Yemeni woman tells the story of her escape

A difficult and only option to save themselves, after the Houthi militia surrounded her family’s home and her palm farm with mines.

“Frightening”, this is how Salama, aged about 85, described to “Al-Ain Al-Akhbar” the journey of escape. “We kept looking away for an endless time, hoping to reach.” The Houthi militia, as its members usually refer to the displaced families, as they are accused of supporting the legitimate government.

Salama is settling in the “Al-Alili camp”, which shelters hundreds of displaced families, all of whom risked going there to escape the brutality of the Houthi militia, and behind each family a tragedy that the Iranian-backed militias were the main cause of.