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Yemen: Death of 15 civilians in airstrike underscores serious lack of accountability

Headline Title:  Yemen: Death of 15 civilians in airstrike underscores serious lack of accountability 13 December 2013 The confusion over who was responsible for an airstrike that killed 15 men on their way to a wedding in Yemen on Thursday exposes a serious lack of accountability for scores of civilian deaths in the country, Amnesty International said.Local security officials reportedly said the wedding convoy had been mistaken for al-Qa’ida operatives, but did not identify the type of aircraft used in the attack. Local media and tribal officials allege that a drone was used – if…

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