Four UAE soldiers killed in assault on Yemen's Hudaida

مناورات بين القوات الاماراتية و القوات البريطانية

Four Emirati soldiers were killed during an assault on Yemen's port city of Hudaida on Wednesday, the General Command of the UAE's armed forces said. 

"The four were martyred while carrying out their national duties during operation 'Restoring Hope' alongside the Arab coalition in support of legitimacy in Yemen," UAE's WAM news agency said. 

These were identified as Lieutenant Khalifa Saif Said al-Khatri, Ali Mohammed Rashed al-Hassani, Sergeant Khamis Abdullah Khamis al-Zayudi and First Corporal Obeid Hamdan Said al-Abdouli.

Earlier in the day, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced launched an assault on Yemen's third largest city, in the biggest battle of a three-year war between a Saudi-backed coalition and Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels.

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