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Saudi-Led Airstrikes Hit Houthi Military Camps In Yemen’s Capital

Sanaa: Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition launched a number of airstrikes on Houthi militia-held army camps in Yemen’s capital metropolis of Sanaa on Friday. The Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reported 14 airstrikes on Sanaa concentrating on the army camps within the areas of Hafa, Attan, Ayban, Sama and Jarban, stories Xinhua information company.

In the meantime, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya tv additionally reported that the coalition launched a number of airstrikes on Houthi militia army websites in Sanaa.

The airstrikes got here after a Houthi ballistic missile on Monday hit Saudi Aramco petroleum merchandise distribution terminal within the Crimson Sea port metropolis of Jeddah, inflicting hearth in a gasoline tank.

The Monday missile assault on Saudi oil facility was the newest in a collection of cross-border drone and missile assaults by the Houthi militia in Yemen.

A lot of the Houthi assaults had been intercepted by the Saudi-led coalition.

Yemen has been mired in civil conflict since late 2014, when the Iran-backed Houthi militia seized management of a number of northern provinces and compelled the internationally-recognized authorities of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi out of Sanaa.

The Saudi-led Arab coalition intervened within the Yemeni battle in 2015 to assist Hadi’s authorities.

(With IANS Inputs)

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