UNICEF expresses "shock and sadness" following death of three children in Haftar's airstrike

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UNICEF expresses "shock and sadness" following death of three children in Haftar's airstrike

October 15, 2019 - 11:52
Written by: SafaAlharathy

UNICEF has expressed "sadness and shock" at the killing of a number of children and their mother as a result of the shelling of Al-Furnaj area in Tripoli.

The organization condemned in the strongest terms the air raid in a statement issued yesterday and called on all parties to the fighting to protect children at all times.

It also called for full compliance with international humanitarian law and respect for the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), stressing that no child or family should be subjected to such violence or loss.