The attacks came in the hours after Saudi Arabia and the Houthis announced ceasefire plans on Wednesday
Houthi attacks on Hodeidah towns leave one dead and several wounded
Houthi forces attacked two towns in Hodeidah governorate Wednesday with rockets and artillery shells, leaving one dead and three injured, residents of those towns told Almasdar Online.
Al-Duraihimi and Hays, both under the control of the Saudi coalition-backed joint west coast forces on the Red Sea coast, suffered civilian casualties from the attacks, according to the residents. The casualties include 27-year-old Asmahan Ali Farhan, who died; Amat Allah Mohammed Shu’ee, 32, Taqia Mohammed Hassan Al-Hadhrami, 50, and a child, Mohammed Abdullah Faisal Al-Shamiri, were all injured.
Al-Duraihimi was attacked from the north and east, the residents said, with Houthi ground forces advancing and shelling the town before being pushed back by troops belonging to the joint west coast forces, which consist of the Giants Brigades, the Tihama Resistance and the National Resistance Forces led by Brig. Gen. Tareq Saleh.
Hays was targeted with artillery shells only.
Edited by Ahlam Mohsen and Casey Coombs