15 Dec 2009

US fighter jets attack Yemeni fighters

Yemen's Houthi fighters say the US fighter jets have launched 28 attacks on the northwestern province of Sa'ada. The US has used modern fighter jets and bombers in its offensive against the Yemen fighters, Houthis said in a statement.

houthiAccording to the statement, the US fighter jets have launched overnight attacks on the Yemeni fighters, Arabic Almenpar website reported. The development comes as The Daily Telegraph on Sunday reported that the US has sent its special forces to Yemen to train its army. The reports of the US military intervention in Yemen come as Saudi Arabia is also lending full support to the Yemeni government's crackdown on Yemen's Houthi minority.

Press TV