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Saudi-led coalition launches major Yemeni operations after a deadly strike

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A retaliatory airstrike by the Saudi Union, which killed three people near Sana’a, occurred after the Houthi attack was the first dead in the kingdom since 2018.

Since then, tens of thousands of people have been killed in Yemen, which the United Nations describes as the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. (Reuters)

The Saudi-led coalition launched a “massive” attack on Yemen after the projectile killed two people in the kingdom.

Saturday’s retaliation coalition airstrikes on Yemen Three people, including children and women, were killed and six were injured in Ajama, a town northwest of Sana’a, the capital of the Houthi movement, according to Yemeni medical personnel.

The Houthi warned Saudi Arabia of a “painful” reaction.

“As long as the Saudi administration continues to attack and commit crimes, it promises a painful operation,” Houthi spokesman Yahya Sally said on Saturday.

Saudi Arabia’s civil defense said a projectile attack on Jazan, the southern part of the kingdom bordering Yemen, killed two people and injured seven.

Immediately afterwards, the Saudi-led military coalition said it was “preparing for a major military operation.”

read more: Why is there a war in Yemen?

Dead for the first time in more than 3 years

The latest attack was the first deadly attack in the kingdom in more than three years, recording the first death of a Houthi missile attack when a missile attacked Riyadh in 2018.

It also happens as the coalition bombs Sana’a and the battle between the two intensifies.

Yemen has been suffering from a civil war since 2014, pushing an internationally recognized government backed by a Saudi-led military coalition against the Houthi, which controls most of the north.

read more: U.S. reviews support for Saudi coalition after Yemen massacre

Source: TRT World and distributors

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