Surveying the destruction in Aden — in pictures
Dar Saad in Aden. This historic port once stood as Yemen’s beating economic heart. But now its mosques, apartment blocks, museums and businesses lie in ruins.
Another scene in Dar Saad. Thousands have been left homeless.
Al Katah area in Aden. More than 6,500 people had registered saying their residential or commercial property has been destroyed.
There are several other historic places were affected by the war in Aden such as the war Museum, built in 1864.
Mall Al Arab, in Khour Maksar district, one of the biggest malls in Aden was damaged in the war.
Odai Salem, 32, is a fisherman in Aden’s Seerah district, is now a homeless man after his house where destroyed in the middle of July by an air raid.
Al Katah was hit in an air raid in April.
Nearly half of all the buildings in the city have been severely damaged, said Hasan Al Aqrabi, who heads Aden’s construction and roads authority.
The ruins of the Pesidential Palace on the seafront in Aden.
The severely damaged Mercure Hotel in the upmarket Khour Maksarare district where hotels and restaurants line the seafront. many of them were badly damaged in the Houthi assault.
Almost half of the buildings in Aden has been severely damaged or destroyed. Mohammed Al Qalisi, foreign correspondent, has visited different areas of the southern Yemeni city to survey the scale of destruction.
Updated: August 26, 2015 04:00 AM