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Saudi Arabia-led coalition ramps up airstrikes in Yemen after Houthi attacks

The United Nations said a grain port was bombed in Salif and six workers were wounded.
Smoke billows following a reported airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, on March 7, 2021. - The Saudi-led military coalition mounted air strikes on Yemen's Huthi-controlled capital after it intercepted 10 drones launched by the Iran-backed rebels, state media reported. "The military operation targets Huthi military capabilities in Sanaa and a number of other provinces", the coalition was quoted as saying by the official Saudi Press Agency.

The military coalition led by Saudi Arabia conducted dozens of airstrikes in Yemen’s north against Houthi rebels, including in Sanaa, the capital.

The coalition conducted airstrikes against a suspected missile assembly facility, a military engineering camp and the headquarters of the Houthis’ national security body in Sanaa, the coalition and a Yemeni pro-government spokesperson and local residents told Reuters on Monday.

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