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Yemen: Senior Houthi leader killed in coalition strikes in Hodeidah

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A prominent leader in the pro-Iranian Houthi militias, Hisham Abdul-Samad al-Khalid, was killed with other associates in airstrikes launched by the Arab coalition backing the Yemeni national army, targeting positions in the western coast of Hodeidah governorate.

The coalition warships also bombarded positions and other gatherings of the Houthi militias, east of the directorate of al-Durahimi and the outskirts of the city of Hodeidah.

Field sources reported that the bombardment targeted the reinforcements of the militias which were completely destroyed east of the city of Hodeidah.

Meanwhile, Military reinforcement units of the Arab Coalition arrived at a number of military fronts in the west coast of the port city of Hodeidah on Sunday to strengthen the presence of the legitimate government in Yemen. Full story