84 dead in fighting in Yemen’s Hodeida after talks fail

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KHOKHA, Yemen, Sept 9, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Clashes and air strikes have left 84 people dead around Yemen’s Red Sea port city of Hodeida since the collapse of UN-brokered peace talks, hospital sources said Sunday.

The sources in Hodeida province, controlled by Huthi rebels, said 11 soldiers and 73 insurgents had been killed since the talks were abandoned on Saturday.

Dozens of rebels and at least 17 soldiers had been injured.

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