DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Aid group says Yemen port remains open
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the battle for Hodeida in Yemen (all times local):
The Norwegian Refugee Council says the Yemeni port at Hodeida remains open amid a Saudi-led campaign to retake the city.
A statement Thursday from the relief agency said as of Wednesday, there were “four vessels filled with food and fuel at berth” and another five vessels at anchorage.
The council cited a United Nations statement acknowledging the port remained “fully operational.”
The council added: “People in the governorate have reported heavy airstrikes along coastal areas and roads in districts south of Hodeida city.