No major ground force in Yemen's Aden: coalition

Smoke billows on the horizon as supporters of exiled Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi block a road in al-Mansura, east of Aden, on April 29, 2015The Saudi-led coalition battling rebels in Yemen denied a major ground force had landed Sunday after reports of the deployment of troops in main southern city Aden. “I can assure you that no (coalition) forces disembarked on the ground in Aden today,” coalition spokesman Brigadier General Ahmed Assiri told the Saudi Al-Ekhbariya news channel. “The coalition leadership will not spare any effort to support the resistance and achieve positive results on the ground,” Assiri said.

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