Coalition armoured vehicles sent to Yemen loyalists in key city

Residents inspect the debris of a building that collapsed during a reported Saudi-led coalition air strike against Shiite Huthi rebels and their allies in Taez, Yemen's third largest city, on November 1, 2015The Arab coalition battling Iran-backed rebels in Yemen has provided pro-government forces in the besieged city of Taez with dozens of armoured vehicles, military sources and Emirati media reported Monday. The coalition has sent 30 military vehicles, including tanks, to forces loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi in Taez, the southwestern gateway to the rebel-held capital, military sources there told AFP. Meanwhile, 12 pro-government fighters, part of a 500-strong Yemeni force sent from the main southern city of Aden, were killed in an ambush by the rebels en route to Taez, military sources and medics said.

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