Yemen.. The coalition launches new strikes and announces the implementation of a military operation against Houthi targets in Sana’a
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Today, Saturday, the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen announced the start of a military operation against the Houthis in Sanaa and other Yemeni governorates, while the group confirmed that Sanaa airport was bombed.
In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency, the coalition said that it had “began to carry out a military operation for legitimate military objectives in Sana’a and a number of governorates (which it did not mention).”
“The operation is in response to the threat and the military necessity to protect civilians from hostile attacks,” he added, without giving further details.
Yesterday, Friday, the coalition announced the launch of a series of raids on Sanaa, targeting the vicinity of the airport and the Al-Nahdain area in the Al-Sabeen district.
For its part, the Yemeni army said that it cordoned off the city of Haradh in the governorate of Hajjah, northwest of Yemen, after a military operation during which it managed to control some areas, including a border guard camp.
Yemeni military sources said that the army forces launched an attack from two axes with the support of the coalition, during which they were able to besiege the city where the Houthi militants are stationed.
And Al-Masirah channel, affiliated with the Houthis, reported in urgent news via Twitter, that “the coalition aircraft launched 4 raids on Sana’a International Airport,” without further details.
The Houthis have recently escalated their missile attacks on sites and facilities in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, while the coalition intensified its air strikes on Houthi targets in Sanaa and other Yemeni governorates.