Saudi Airstrikes Reported as Houthis Aim to Reclaim Northernmost Port.
by Jason Ditz
Houthi forces in Yemen’s northern Hajjah Province have attacked territory along the Red Sea coast which is currently held by pro-Saudi forces, killing at least 11 soldiers and wounding another 28, according to a statement from pro-Saudi forces.
The offensive was centered around the port of Midi, the northernmost port in Yemen. With materially the whole southern coast held by the pro-Saudi forces, the limited ports of the Red Sea are seen as vital for the Houthis as routes for humanitarian aid, particularly food.
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