DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Diplomat says 4 UAE troops died in Yemen battle
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Latest on the battle for Hodeida in Yemen (all times local):
The United Arab Emirates’ ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva says the four Emirati troops who were killed in Yemen were taking part in the campaign to retake the port city of Hodeida.
Ambassador Obaid Salem al-Zaabi made the comments during a news conference with journalists Thursday.
Al-Zaabi declined to offer further specifics about the soldiers’ deaths.