Coalition in Yemen launches 18 strikes on Houthis in Marib, Hajjah


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Sat, 2022-02-19 00:59

RIYADH: The Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen said it had launched 18 operations targeting the Iran-backed Houthi militia in the Yemeni provinces of Marib and Hajjah in the past 24 hours.
The coalition said casualties were inflicted on several Houthi militants and 13 military vehicles had been destroyed, Saudi state TV reported on Friday.
Meanwhile, the coalition said it destroyed an explosive-laden boat belonging to the Houthi militia in the southern Red Sea from the port of Hodeidah.
“The Houthis’ use of the port for military purposes threatens freedom of navigation and global trade,” the coalition said.

Yemeni pro-government fighters man a position on the outskirts of Al-Jawba in the country’s northeastern province of Marib. (File/AFP)
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