Yemen pro-government forces retake Aden airport

Forces loyal to Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi recaptured the international airport in his southern power base Aden early on Thursday, a security official said.

AFP| Last Updated: Mar 26, 2015, 12:22 PM IST

Aden: Forces loyal to Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi recaptured the international airport in his southern power base Aden early on Thursday, a security official said.

Troops of the 39th Armoured Brigade, who are allied to the Shiite Huthi militia which controls the capital Sanaa, pulled out of the airport just a day after seizing it, the official said.