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Arab Coalition Carries out Operation against Terrorist Houthi Targets in Salif

Arab Coalition Carries out Operation against Terrorist Houthi Targets in Salif

Sunday, 8 March, 2020 - 06:00
The Arab coalition carried out a sophisticated operation against Houthi military targets in the al-Salif region in Yemen. (SPA)

The Saudi-led Arab coalition carried out a sophisticated operation against military targets of the Iran-backed Houthi militias in the al-Salif region in Yemen, reported the Saudi Press Agency.


Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki said the operation targeted six locations for the assembly, booby-trapping and launch of explosives-laden vessels.


These locations were used to prepare for hostile attacks and terrorist operations that threaten global trade and marine routes in the Mandeb Strait and southern Red Sea, he continued.


He stressed that the terrorist Houthis have taken up Hodeidah as a platform for the launch of ballistic missiles, drones, booby-trapped vessels and the planting of naval mines in flagrant violation of international humanitarian law and the Stockholm Agreement on Hodeidah.


Malki vowed that the joint coalition command will continue to take necessary measures against such legitimate military targets in line with international law. It also supports of all political efforts aimed at the implementation of the Stockholm deal and ending the Houthi coup.


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