Cargo plane destroyed by airstrikes in Yemen

Saudi-led airstrikes are targeting several airports across the troubled country.
Saudi-led airstrikes are targeting several airports across the troubled country.
Saudi-led airstrikes are targeting several airports across the troubled country.

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A military cargo aircraft at Yemen Sanaa International Airport has been detsroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes against Houthi fighters in Yemen.

The plane was being used by pro-Houthi forces to transport troops.

Yesterday, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said the Saudi-led Arab alliance conducting the air strikes was considering partial truces in specific areas in Yemen to allow humanitarian supplies to reach the country.

Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, and their allies are locked in fierce fighting against forces loyal to exiled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi.

Warplanes are targeting Iranian-allied Houthis who have seized the capital Sanaa and large areas of the country.

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