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    Arab Coalition Strike Kills 150 Houthis Near Hodeidah

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    CAIRO (Sputnik) - A strike by the Arab coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen killed 150 rebels near the port city of Hodeidah, a spokesman for the Saudi-led forces said Tuesday.

    The missile and bomb attack hit a Houthi training camp, Col. Turki Al-Malki said.

    The coalition of mostly Gulf Arab nations has been carrying airstrikes in Yemen in support of the country’s government since 2015.

    READ MORE: Yemen Hopes for New Talks With Houthis After Failed Negotiations — Ambassador

    UN aid chief Mark Lowcock has warned that fierce clashes for the Red Sea port were blocking a crucial road used by food convoys to feed northern Yemen. Half of the country’s population, he said, will soon be on the brink of famine.

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