Saudi-led Coalition Deploys 3,000 Troops in Yemen, Sources Say
By Awad Mustafa
A fighter loyal to Yemen's exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi stands on a tank in Yemen's second city of Aden on July 30, 2015. Rebel forces in Yemen have fired shells and rockets indiscriminately into civilian neighbourhoods in the southern port city of Aden, Human Rights Watch alleged. AFP PHOTO / STR
DUBAI — The Saudi-led Arab coalition has deployed 3,000 soldiers troops in Aden and main battle tanks in Aden, according to sources in Yemen.
Images have been appeareding over the past hour on Twitter from a number of Yemeni media outlets showing United Arab Emirates LeClerc main battle tanks and BMP armoured vehicles, as well as including M-ATVs, being offloaded on to a port in Aden.
No official confirmation has been provided as yet from the coalition.