Arab Coalition strikes Houthi militia in Yemen’s Hodeidah

The strike destroyed the vehicles and left several casualties among the militia fighting lines. (File Photo: AP)

The Saudi-led Arab Coalition to support the legitimacy in Yemen launched intensive air strikes early Friday on Houthi militia reinforcements in Tahta directorate in al-Hodeidah west of the country.

According to local sources, Apache jets fired thirteen missiles targeting twelve military vehicles belonging to the militias.

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The strike destroyed the vehicles and left several casualties among the militia fighting lines.

In another development, Saudi air defenses on Friday intercepted a ballistic missile over the southern city of Najran at 12:39 am after it was fired from Houthi-held territory in neighboring Yemen, Arab Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki said.

Debris from the missile landed in residential areas of Najran without causing casualties, al-Maliki said in a statement released by the official Saudi Press Agency.

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