More than 40 Yemenis have been killed in Saudi airstrikes as well as clashes with militiamen loyal to resigned president AbdRabbuh Mansur Hadi, military and medical officials say.
The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Monday that the skirmishes and aerial attacks in the Jabal al-Nar area, east of the Red Sea port city of Mukha in Ta’izz Province, had left 17 Houthi fighters dead.
Another 11 Yemeni soldiers were killed in airstrikes on Kamaran Island and a base in the provincial capital city of Hudaydah.
Unnamed medical sources said ten pro-Hadi militiamen had been also killed and 15 others wounded in the confrontations.