Rebels say airstrike hits radio station in Yemen, killing 4

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni rebel official says a suspected airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition fighting the Shiite rebels hit a local radio station in the Red Sea port province of Hodeida, killing at least four people.

The minister of information in the pro-rebel government, Abdel-Salam Gabir, said three security guards and an employee were among those killed in the attack on Sunday in al-Marawa district in Hodeida.

Heavy fighting has been raging around Hodeida as Yemeni government forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition are trying to retake the city from the rebels, known as the Houthis.

The latest offensive began earlier this month following the failure of what was supposed to be renewed peace talks in Geneva.

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Yemen’s war has been raging since March 2015.

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