Saudi-led coalition intensifies air strikes in Yemen

(AGI) Doha, April 11 - The Saudi-led coalition supportingYemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi has stepped up itsbombardment of Sanaa to eliminate Houthi rebel targets and armsdepots. Sanaa residents said the air strikes on Saturday lastedseveral hours and hit the defense ministry and al-Hafa militarycamp, Al Jazeera reported. Saudi officials said they alsostruck a sports stadium in the southern city of Aden thatHouthis used as a weapons and ammunitions storage site. "Theuse of schools, sport stadiums, and civilian installations isevidence of the abnormal behaviour of these groups and theactions that

(AGI) Doha, April 11 - The Saudi-led coalition supportingYemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi has stepped up itsbombardment of Sanaa to eliminate Houthi rebel targets and armsdepots. Sanaa residents said the air strikes on Saturday lastedseveral hours and hit the defense ministry and al-Hafa militarycamp, Al Jazeera reported. Saudi officials said they alsostruck a sports stadium in the southern city of Aden thatHouthis used as a weapons and ammunitions storage site. "Theuse of schools, sport stadiums, and civilian installations isevidence of the abnormal behaviour of these groups and theactions that are intended to damage the daily lives of citizensand the infrastructure," said the coalition's spokesman,Brigadier-General Ahmed Asseri. Asseri added that planescarrying medical supplies managed to land in the capital forthe first time since the fighting began two weeks ago. Twoplanes sent by the Red Cross and Unicef also delivered over 30tons of medicine and medical equipment to Sanaa airport.Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the UN said a vote on adraft resolution imposing sanctions on Houthi leaders andformer Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son shouldtake place next week. (AGI) . .

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