Saudi Arabia Strikes Yemens Capital Amid Expiry Of Ultimatum Given To Houthis

The Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia struck the Yemeni capital of Sanaa within the early hours of Friday after the expiry of the ultimatum given to the Ansar Allah (Houthi) motion to take away weapons from the Al-Taura stadium, a supply in native authorities advised Sputnik

CAIRO/DOHA (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – twenty fourth December, 2021) The Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia struck the Yemeni capital of Sanaa within the early hours of Friday after the expiry of the ultimatum given to the Ansar Allah (Houthi) motion to take away weapons from the Al-Taura stadium, a supply in native authorities advised Sputnik.

“Combat aircraft of the Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia carried out two raids on Sanaa capital, striking a supply camp in the center of the capital of Sanaa,” the supply mentioned.

In flip, the Arab coalition advised the Saudi television channel Al Ekhbariya that through the time given to the Houthis, they moved weapons from the stadium to the camp. According to a press release revealed by the media, the coalition managed to hit 9 warehouses.

Earlier on Friday, the Arab coalition introduced the expiry of the six-hour deadline wanted for the Houthis to adjust to the ultimatum on the elimination of weapons from the Al-Taura stadium in Sanaa, the place the nationwide soccer workforce is predicated.

In response to the ultimatum, the chief of the Houthi rebels, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, urged UN representatives to verify the stadium for the storage of weapons during which the Arab coalition had accused the motion. Al-Houthi promised to switch the weapons, if any, to UN employees. The chief of the rebels in contrast the actions of the Saudis to the Israeli bombing of the Gaza Strip.

Yemen has been engulfed in an armed battle between the federal government forces, led by President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, and the Houthi rebels. Since March 2015, the Saudi-led Arab alliance, working in cooperation with Hadi’s forces, has been conducting air, land and sea operations towards the Houthis. The battle has created the arguably largest humanitarian disaster on the earth.

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