Kingdom resumes air attacks on Yemen hours after end to operation

02:42 PM | 22 Apr, 2015
Kingdom resumes air attacks on Yemen hours after end to operation
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ADEN (Web Desk) -Saudi Arabia led coalition forces on Wednesday resumed airstrikes in Yemen only hours after announcing an end to "Operation Decisive Storm" against Houthi rebels.

The strikes returned after rebel forces launched an attack on a government military brigade not under Houthi control, reported CNN while quoting security sources in Taiz. The brigade quickly fell to the rebels, they said.

It was unclear if the fighting represented a resumption of the operation or was a short-term resumption of hostilities.

When the Saudi-led coalition announced the end of the operation it said a new initiative was underway.

Operation Renewal of Hope will focus on the political process, it said.