Saudi-led air raid kills 17 in Yemeni port, rebels say
An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting Yemen’s Shiite rebels known as Houthis killed at least 17 people in the port of Hodeida on Saturday, Yemeni rebel officials said.
The strike, which hit in the Jebel Ras area, also wounded 20 people, a spokesman for the rebelrun Health Ministry, Youssef al-Hadari, said. Tribal leaders said women and children were among the dead.
Hodeida, with its port that bring in humanitarian aid, has become the center of Yemen’s conflict, with ground troops allied to the coalition struggling to drive out the rebels who control it.