Red Cross Says First Medical Aid Flight Lands In Yemen

April 10, 2015 7:29 AM

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Red Cross Says First Medical Aid Flight Lands In Yemen

DUBAI, April 10 (Reuters) - A plane carrying 16 tonnes of emergency medical aid landed in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Friday, the International Committee of the Red Cross said, the first delivery flown in by an international aid group after weeks of heavy fighting.

The ICRC and the United Nations have been trying for days to get aid flights into the country, where warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition have been launching air strikes against Houthi fighters battling to take over the southern port city of Aden.

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