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    Houthi Military Column Reportedly Under Attack

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    A Houthi military convoy en route to the city of Aden in southern Yemen has reportedly been attacked by Saudi-led air forces.

    Saudi-led warplanes have attacked a column of  Houthi armored vehicles, tanks and military trucks en route from the Arabian Sea town of Shaqra to the city of Aden in southern Yemen, sources said.

    The information comes as Shi'ite Muslim Houthi rebels opened a new front in a bid to overthrow Yemen's President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi. Earlier, the rebels managed to seize Shaqra ahead of the planned march on Aden. 

    The attack on the convoy took place in the early hours of Saturday, with a number of vehicles reportedly damaged.


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