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Warplanes launch 3 rockets on Aden's presidential palace: Sky News Arabia

Ahram Online , AFP , AP , Wednesday 25 Mar 2015
Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi (R) meets tribal leaders in the southern port city of Aden March 15, 2015. (Photo: Reuters)
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Warplanes launch 3 rockets against the presidential palace in Aden, Sky News Arabia reported Wednesday.

No further details were provided. 

Sky News Arabia had reported earlier that Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has fled Aden on Wednesday with members of the Saudi diplomatic mission in the country as Houthi militias close in on the city.

Sources in presidential guard also confirmed to AFP that Hadi left Aden by helicopter, accompanied by diplomats from Saudi Arabia, from the Maasheeq presidential palace.

However, other presidential sources- speaking to the independent Yemen Today news website- denied that Hadi fled Aden.

Hadi, according to these sources, is still leading the armed resistance against the Shia militants.

Meanwhile, Houthi rebels offered a 20 million Yemeni rial ($100,000) as a bounty for capture of Hadi, reported Yemen telivision in the Shia-controlled capital of Sanaa.

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