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Saudi-led Coalition Deploys 3,000 Troops in Yemen, Sources Say

August 2, 2015 (Photo Credit: AFP)

DUBAI — The Saudi-led Arab coalition has deployed 3,000 troops and battle tanks in Aden, according to sources in Yemen.

Images have appeared over the past hour on Twitter from a number of Yemeni media outlets showing United Arab Emirates LeClerc main battle tanks and BMP armored vehicles, including M-ATVs, being offloaded on to a port in Aden.

No official confirmation has been provided as yet from the coalition.


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