ADEN, Yemen, Fighters of the Houthi group, launched a missile attack against a pro-government military base in Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeidah on Wednesday evening, causing huge blasts.

The security source said, A missile, fired by the Houthi rebels landed on Abu Musa Ashary army base, in Alkhokha district of Hodeidah, killing two soldiers and injuring 18 others at the scene.

Initial reports indicated that the Houthi-fired missile hit inside the base, used by different units of the pro-government forces in Hodeidah, the source said.

Witnesses said that, ambulances were seen coming out from the pro-government military base, following two explosions.

A statement revealed by the pro-government Giants Brigades said that, four missiles fired by the Houthi group targeted the densely populated Alkhokha, causing huge blasts.

The warring forces have so far failed to withdraw from Hodeidah and its southern districts, in accordance with the UN-sponsored Stockholm Agreement reached last Dec.

The deal aimed to avert an all-out offensive on the lifeline port city, which is the key entry of Yemen's most commercial imports and international aid.

Source: NAM News Network

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