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Yemen war: Saudi-led forces begin assault on Hodeida

Yemen war: Saudi-led forces begin assault on Hodeida

Forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition have launched an offensive against Yemen’s Red Sea port city of Hodeida in defiance of warnings by the UN and international rights groups against…

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 16:12

the catastrophic repercussions of such a military action.

On Wednesday morning, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV network announced the beginning of the Hodeida operation, which the UN has warned could cause up to 250,000 deaths.

The Saudi-led military alliance is providing air cover to the operation.

Meanwhile, Arabic-language al-Masdar News has reported heavy Saudi-led airstrikes on Hodeida as the UAE-backed troops stormed the Yemeni positions just south of the city’s airport.

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