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Yemen’s army liberates Al-Hima port south of Hodeidah

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A Yemeni fighter loyal to Hadi mountainous area overlooking Bab al-Mandab Strait September 15, 2016. (AFP)

DUBAI: The Yemeni army regained the port of Al-Hima in the coastal province of Hodeidah, western Yemen.

Military sources said Yemeni forces liberated the military port after heavy fighting with the pro-Iranian Houthi militia.

The Houthis suffered heavy casualties and lost equipment as they retreated, according to official Yemeni news agency.