4 Emirati soldiers killed in Yemen: UAE
Four Emirati soldiers have been killed in Yemen, the UAE armed forces said as its troops lead an offensive to take a strategic port city from rebels.
The deaths were announced in a statement published by the Emirati state news agency WAM, without detailing the time or location the soldiers were killed.
The United Arab Emirates has been playing a key role in the Saudi-led military campaign to back President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi’s government after Huthi rebels forced him into exile.
On Wednesday they launched an offensive to retake the port city of Hodeida from the Iran-allied Shiite rebels.