13 iunie 2018

Saudi coalition strikes kill 250 Houthi rebels in heavy fighting

upi.com

June 13 (UPI) -- A coalition led by Saudi Arabia attacked Yemen's port city of Hudaida Wednesday, killing more than 250 Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. The attack included airstrikes backed by ground operations, and led to the capture of 140 Houthi soldiers. The fighting Wednesday led to the closure of Hudaida's Red Sea port, which will affect food and medicine deliveries to Yemen. The Red Sea port is the only port under rebel control and the coalition says Houthis are using it to smuggle [...]