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UAE jet fighters pound rebel positions in Yemen

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(Abu Dhabi-AlummahWorld, Dhu-AlQa'dah 22, 1436, September 06, 2015) The Arab coalition leading an air campaign against Houthi militias in Yemen intensified air strikes in northern Sanaa on Sunday, where residents reported heavy bombardments on military bases and sites.


The fresh strikes came after Saudi led coalition announced it would be carrying out its “heaviest” aerial campaign against the militias, following the deaths of 45 soldiers from the United Arab Emirates, 10 from Saudi Arabia and five from Bahrain.

Emirates News Agency WAM reported that the jet fighters of the air force and air defence of the United Arab Emirates have continued their air strikes on the rebel strongholds in Yemen.

The United Arab Emirates' jet fighters, taking part in the Arab Coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, conducted precise airstrikes that hit the Houthi gatherings and arms caches in Sana'a and al Bayda, where the warehouses for military vehicles were targeted. The rebels' vehicles and gatherings were also hit in Marib.

Meanwhile, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, visited the condolence gatherings held for martyr Mohammed Ismail Mohammed Yousef and martyr Hamed Mohammed Abbas Al Baloushi in Kalba in Sharjah.

He also visited the condolence gatherings for martyrs Jassem Saeed Abdullah Al Saadi in Marbah district in Fujairah, and for the martyr Waleed Ahmed Ali Al Dhanhani and the martyr Khalifa Abdullah Mohammed Al Saraidi in Dibba Fujairah, and for martyrs Khalifa Mohammed Saeed Al Yamahi and Rashid Saeed Mohammed Al Yamahi in Al Tawyeen area in Fujairah.