39 combatants killed and several injured in Yemen

  • 39 combatants were killed and several others were injured in heavy clashes that took place outside the port city of Hodeida in Yemen on Thursday. According to media sources nine pro-government troops and thirty Iran-backed Huthi rebels were killed. The military sources has revealed that the deaths took place due to the mines and snipers. The UN Security Council held urgent talks and asked the rebel-held Yemeni port of Hodeida to remain open as Hodeida is a key entry point for humanitarian aid to war-torn Yemen.

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