Saudi-led coalition launches strikes against Yemen rebels: Media

AFP , Monday 17 Jan 2022

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Houthi insurgents said Monday it had launched airstrikes targeting the rebel-held capital Sanaa after a deadly attack against coalition ally Abu Dhabi.

Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa
File Photo: Smoke billows from the site of Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen taken on March 7, 2021. REUTERS

"In response to the threat and (out of) military necessity, airstrikes have begun in Sanaa," the official Saudi Press Agency said on Twitter.

The Houthis' Al-Masirah TV channel confirmed the raids by the coalition, without immediately reporting any casualties.

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