During the past 24 hours, the Saudi-led coalition has intensified its raids on Hodeidah and Sanaa provinces, in conjunction with the pro-Emirati forces intensifying its artillery shelling on a number of residential neighborhoods in the city of Hodeidah on Friday, a day after the end of Sweden consultations.
spokesman of the Yemeni army Brigadier general Yahya Saree said ” the Saudi-led aggression targeted the province of Hodeidah with 10 air raids within the last 24 hours after the conclusion of consultations held in Sweden, in conjunction with heavy artillery shelling and attempts to advance in the West Coast”.
During a press statement, the official military senior said ”several air raids were conducted by the Saudi-led military aircraft on the province of Hodeidah on Friday and Thursday, where six raids targeted the areas of al-Fayza and Aljah in the district of Tuhita, West Hodeidah, while three raids targeted the district of al-Durayhmi”.
Moreover, he pointed out that ”hostile forces deliberately targeted during the past few hours a number of residential neighborhoods in the city of Hodeidah, where it conducted with 100 shells indiscriminately, and targeted residential neighborhoods in Durayhmi with five shells, including two shells fired from the artillery of those forces located in Taif, east of the village of Alkoui, three Mortar shells targeted the west of the village of al-Shajan within al-Durayhmi”, adding that« the artillery of the coalition bombed the city of the Saleh and its surroundings near the city of Hodeidah this morning with more than 15 shells ».
”The army in support with fighters from the popular committees have foiled today an offensive attempt pf the coalition that was backed by heavy fire cover, and extensive shelling from various directions towards Durayhmi.” the brigadier general added
At the same time, the Coalition also targeted a number of areas in the Sanaa governorate, where it carried an aerial attack on the regions of Nehm and al-Himah, with a series of air raids. Additionally, targeting the Baeq area located in Saada with four air raids.
These developments come a day after the agreement in the consultations of «Sweden», which include an agreement on a ceasefire in the coastal western province of Hodeidah.