Coalition reports fighting between Yemeni armed forces and militias near Sana'a


RIYADH, 16th February 2017 (WAM) - The Coalition Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen issued a statement, reporting fighting between Yemeni armed forces and rebels near Sana'a.

The statement, carried by Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said: We are aware of media reports that Houthi rebels are claiming that Yemeni civilians were killed in an air raid overnight near Sana'a.

There has been fighting between Yemeni armed forces and rebels in this area in recent days.

We are investigating the reports and will release further information when we have it.

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