Clashes in Southern Yemeni City Force Closure of Airport

March 19, 2015 5:27 AM

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Heavy fighting between rival groups in southern Yemen has forced the closure of the international airport in the city of Aden.

Airport officials say the fighting, which erupted early on Thursday morning, is between forces loyal to the former Yemeni president and militiamen loyal to current President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who is based in Aden.

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