Battle rages in Yemen’s vital port as ceasefire looms

Houthi rebels place snipers on hospital roof, as 100 airstrikes hit civilian regions of Hodeidah

Rather than bringing calm to the besieged Yemeni city, demands a ceasefire in Hodeidah have brought some of the worst violence the vital port has yet faced in the three-year war .

Baseem al-Janani, who lives in the city, said: “The clashes are definitely crazy at this time. I have a headache from the shelling and bombing in the east. Folks are trapped within their houses all night at a time due to shrapnel and gunfire. But their houses are not safe either. ”

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