Arab Coalition says 145 Houthis killed near Marib

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The Arab Coalition in Yemen said Wednesday it had killed 145 Houthi fighters in 24 hours in air raids near Marib, the final northern stronghold of pro-government forces.

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The coalition, which backs Yemen’s internationally recognized government, has claimed near-daily strikes over the last three weeks, that it boasts have inflicted heavy losses on the Iran-backed Houthis.

But the insurgents rarely comment on losses, and AFP could not independently verify the toll.

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