Security forces said on Saturday that nearly 20 Yemeni students were killed and wounded in Saudi airstrikes on a school in Saada province of Yemen.

According to Almasirah news agency, Saudi fighter jets targeted a school in Saada province of Yemen on Saturday, which left dozens of casualties.

“20 Yemeni students were killed and wounded in the airstrikes,” Almasirah reported.

The wounded students were taken to a nearby hospital. According to reports, some of them are in critical conditions and the death toll might rise.

Saudi Arabia launched a military attack against Yemen in March 2015 in order to bring Hadi, the former Yemeni president who fled to Saudi Arabia, back to power and undermine the Ansarullah movement.

Nearly 10,000 people have been killed in the attacks and at least 16,000 others injured since the beginning of the Saudi aggression.

The attacks have also damaged the country’s facilities and infrastructure, destroying many factories, schools, and hospitals.

International concerns are rising due to the increased number of attacks inside Yemen after the UN peace negotiations in Kuwait between representatives of the former government and Ansarullah movement failed and the ceasefire was broken.