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SANAA, Yemen | Fighting around Yemen’s Hodeida leaves 12 dead, 25 wounded

SANAA, Yemen | Fighting around Yemen’s Hodeida leaves 12 dead, 25 wounded

SANAA, Yemen— Fighting has erupted between Shiite rebels and forces loyal to Yemen’s internationally recognized government near the strategic Red Sea port of Hodeida, leaving at least 12 people dead and 25 others wounded from both sides, officials said on Sunday, just two days ahead of the implementation of a cease-fire agreed in talks in Sweden earlier this week.

They said the fighting south and east of Hodeida began Saturday night and continued until Sunday afternoon, a development that does not bode well for a cease-fire in Hodeida, whose port sees about 70 percent of Yemen’s food aid and other imports coming into the country.

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