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Dozens of combatants killed in fighting for Yemen's Hodeida: Medics

Sources at hospitals in government-held areas on the outskirts said 11 soldiers had also been killed.


Dozens of combatants were killed as pro-government forces closed in on rebel forces in the heart of the Yemeni port city of Hodeida on Thursday, hospital sources said.

Medics at hospitals inside the city reported 47 rebels had been killed in overnight ground fighting and air raids by a Saudi-led coalition supporting the government.

Sources at hospitals in government-held areas on the outskirts said 11 soldiers had also been killed.

(With inputs from agencies.)


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