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.


Awad Mustafa was a Middle East and Africa correspondent for Defense News.

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