Residents flee as Yemen is set for the battle of Mokha

Mohammed Al Qalisi
ADEN // Residents of the Red Sea port of Mokha began fleeing their homes on Friday in anticipation of a battle between Houthis rebels and forces loyal to the government.
Families packed up their cars with their belongings and set out for Hodeida, the port which lies 184 kilometres further north up the coast, leaving behind what one displaced Mokha resident described as a “military zone” as both sides awaited reinforcements.
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