2. Many killed in Yemen fighting

  • There are conflicting reports about the number of Houthi rebels killed in a splurge of violence in Yemen.
  • Al Jazeera claim as many as 67 Shia rebels were killed in a range of attacks by Al Qaeda backed Sunni tribes in the Radaa district; Reuters say at least 33 killed. 
  • Al Arabiya says that 'more than 20' Houthi rebels were killed in the violence.
  • One suicide attack in Radaa at the house of a 'top local official' killed at least 10 (AP).