SANA’A, – The Defence Ministry said on Thursday that warplanes raided military camps belonging to the Shiite Houthi group in Sana’ a.
A Ministry of Defence report said warplanes struck the al-Dailamy air force base in northern Sana’a and destroyed the runway, which is adjacent to the civil airport.
The strikes also targeted weapon depots at a missile base in the southern part of Sana’a, which is controlled by the army loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
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The General People’s Congress, the former ruling party led by Saleh, said that “the Saudi air aggression violates the Charter of the UN and the agreement signed by Saudi and Yemeni governments.’’
It said that Saudi airstrikes targeted the Sana’a airport and al-Dailami Air Force Base, causing huge explosions that shocked Sana’a as anti-aircraft artillery responded to confront the Saudi aggression.
Yemeni President, Abd-Rabbu Hadi, and its main ally, Saudi Arabia, have accused Saleh of supporting the Houthi group to overrun the country. (Xinhua/NAN)