Saudi-UAE coalition carries out air raids on Yemeni capital Sanaa

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The Saudi-UAE coalition preventing Houthi rebels in Yemen on Monday carried out greater than a dozen air strikes on the capital Sanaa, in accordance with Houthi-run media. No casualties had been reported to this point.

The assault comes after Saudi Arabia’s air defences on Saturday intercepted two ballistic missiles above the capital, Riyadh, and the southern metropolis of Jizan.

On Sunday, United Nations Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths reiterated a name for a direct cessation of hostilities to construct momentum for a nationwide ceasefire, particularly in mild of the present coronavirus pandemic.

Last week, UN chief Antonio Guterres appealed for a world ceasefire to guard civilians in battle zones throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Yemen has not recorded any circumstances of the virus, however consultants say the outbreak might be catastrophic for the nation which is dealing with the world’s worst humanitarian disaster and struggles with a damaged healthcare system.

Yemen has been torn by battle since 2014, when Houthi rebels seized the capital and ousted the federal government of president Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. The reliable forces in Yemen are backed by the Saudi-led Arab coalition within the battle in opposition to the Houthi militias. Over 100,000 individuals had been killed within the Yemeni battle and greater than three million had been displaced because the starting of the battle.