February 28, 2021

At least 22 people have been killed and more than 50 wounded in an attack at the airport in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, officials say.There was at least one explosion shortly after a plane carrying the war-torn country’s newly formed government arrived from neighbouring Saudi Arabia.Aid workers and officials were among the casualties. But the prime minister said he and his cabinet were “fine”.The information minister accused Houthi rebels of a “cowardly terrorist act”.The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.View original tweet on Twitter1px transparent lineYemen has been devastated by a conflict that escalated in 2015, when a Saudi-led coalition of Arab states launched a military operation to defeat the Houthis and restore President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi’s rule.The fighting has reportedly left more than 110,000 people dead; triggered the world’s worst humanitarian disaster, with millions on the brink of famine; and left the country even more vulnerable to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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