Fresh airstrikes reported in Yemen

Fresh airstrikes reported in Yemen

Fresh airstrikes reported in Yemen

Written by Tharushan Fernando

22 Apr, 2015 | 5:42 pm

Air-strikes were reported today, April 22 four hours after the alleged end of the four week air campaign against the Houthi rebels.

Deputy Governor of Aden had stated that an air raid had targeted the rebel tanks and their allied forces in the southern port city. The headquarters of a brigade loyal to the president in the central city of Taiz that was overrun by Houthi rebels also fell target to the air-strike.

After its month long campaign “Decisive Storm” hat ended midnight on Tuesday the Saudi-led Coalition stated that its new campaign looks to protect civilians and prevent rebel fighting.

Brigadier-General Ahmed al-Asiri, the coalition’s spokesperson had said that the military goals set, regarding Yemen were achieved and the new operation would look to combat terrorism. However, he went on to add that the coalition had not ruled out future air strikes and they would continue to impose the naval blockade on Yemen

Latest News

Are you interested in advertising on our website or video channel
Please contact us at [email protected]