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Yemen's Houthis blow up ex-president Saleh's house
December 4, 2017 / 11:03 AM / 13 days ago

Yemen's Houthis blow up ex-president Saleh's house

SANAA (Reuters) - Fighters from Yemen’s armed Houthi movement blew up house the house of ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the centre of the capital Sanaa on Monday, residents reported, as his whereabouts remain unknown.

FILE PHOTO: Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh addresses a rally held to mark the 35th anniversary of the establishment of his General People's Congress party in Sanaa, Yemen August 24, 2017. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah/File Photo

His loyalists have lost ground on the sixth day of heavy urban combat with the Iran-aligned Houthis, his former allies in nearly three years of war with a Saudi-led military coalition.

Writing by Noah Browning; Editing by Alison Williams

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