UN urges Yemen’s rebels to allow access to injured migrants

The UN migration agency on Monday urged Yemen’s Houthi rebels to allow access to dozens of migrants injured in a fire at an overcrowded detention centre in the capital. Some 900 migrants, most of them from Ethiopia, were detained Sunday at a facility inside the Passports and Naturalisation Authority complex in Sanaa, which is controlled by the rebels, when the fire took place, the International Organization for Migration said. More than 170 migrants were injured, including over 90 seriously, the IOM said. At least eight people were announced dead Sunday, but the actual death tall remained unco…

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