Yemeni military begin operation on port city of Hodeidah with the support of the Saudi-led coalition, reports Al Arabiya TV.
Earlier, the Yemeni joint resistance increased its combat readiness and military reinforcements in preparation for the battle to liberate Hodeida.
According to a source at the Yemeni national resistance, a large number of troops had reached the outskirts of the Red Sea city of Hodeida.
The source had said: “Military tactics have been drawn to ensure civilian lives and infrastructure will be protected. Plans are underway to ensure the liberation of the city without civilian casualties.”
More details to follow.