55 killed, ten injured in Saudi-led air strike in Yemen: reports

Sanna, July 25: At least 55 people were killed and 10 injured in Saudi led airstrike in Yemen, media reported on Saturday.

According to media report, the air strike targeted the Mokha area inhabited mostly by engineers and workers of a power station and some displaced families in Taiz.

55 killed in Yemen

A coalition of Arab states, led by Saudi Arabia, has been bombarding Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen since late March in a bid to reinstate President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who has fled to Riyadh.

The casualties is likely to go up as rescue operation is still going on in the area and many of the injured are admitted in the hospital with serious injuries.

The frontlines of Yemen's war shifted to the favour of the Gulf Arab coalition earlier this month when in coordination with forces loyal to Hadi they managed to drive the Houthis out of the southern port city of Aden and much of the surrounding areas.

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Since then warplanes have been landing in Aden airport carrying equipment necessary to help re-open the facility which had been shut down by the fighting.

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