Saudi-Led Coalition Seizes Yemen's Hodeidah Airport

"We are now destroying Houthi fortifications near the airport," spokesman Turki al-Malki.

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Saudi-Led Coalition Seizes Yemen's Hodeidah Airport

Saudi-led coalition warplanes were bombing positions held by the Iran-aligned Houthis (File)


Dubai:  The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has seized control of Hodeidah airport and continues to attack pockets of Houthi resistance nearby, a coalition spokesman said on Wednesday.

"We are now destroying Houthi fortifications near the airport," spokesman Turki al-Malki said in an interview with Al Arabiya television from Brussels.

Residents said clashes at the airport have abated but coalition warplanes were bombing positions held by the Iran-aligned Houthis as the group dug in to defend Hodeidah, its sole port and the lifeline for millions of Yemenis.
© Thomson Reuters 2018


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