Coastal air strikes kill 13 Yemen rebels

ADEN: Thirteen rebels were killed as air raids by the Saudi-led Arab coalition struck their positions on the coast of western Yemen today, military and medical officials said. Warplanes and Apache helicopters took part in the raids that targeted rebel positions in Taif and Nakhliya, 10 kilometres (six miles) south of the Red Sea city of Hodeida, a military official said.
Medical officials said 13 rebels were killed in the strikes. The raids destroyed five fishing boats allegedly used by the Shiite Huthi rebels to deliver arms to the isle of Tarfa, around five kilometres offshore, the military official said.
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