Members of the Popular Resistance militiamen backing Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi stand next to a truck as they head to the frontline of fighting against forces of Houthi rebels in Makhdara area of Marib province, Yemen - REUTERS Members of the Popular Resistance militiamen backing Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi stand next to a truck as they head to the frontline of fighting against forces of Houthi rebels in Makhdara area of Marib province, Yemen - REUTERS

Arab coalition launches air strikes on Houthi sites in Yemen

By: MENA
Fri, Jul. 28, 2017
ADEN - 28 July 2017: Arab coalition fighter jets launched Friday intensive air strikes on Houthi militants' sites in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, local Yemeni sources told Sky News.

The sources said, the air strikes targeted Al Dilmi air base in northern Sanaa and the national security headquarters in Sarf district ​​in eastern the Yemeni capital.

The air raids also hit the headquarters of the 1st armored division and security guard school, as well as the headquarters of missile brigades in Fag Attan district, the sources added.

The air strikes come in retaliation for the firing of a ballistic missile by Houthis at the Saudi city of Mecca, which was shot down by Saudi air defenses on Thursday evening.
 
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