Warplanes belonging to the Saudi-led coalition bombed Houthi strongholds east of the capital, Sanaa, on Friday, the Reuters news agency reported. Ground fighting also continued almost uninterrupted.Warplanes belonging to the Saudi-led coalition bombed Houthi strongholds east of the capital, Sanaa, on Friday, the Reuters news agency reported. Ground fighting also continued almost uninterrupted.

The UN’s special envoy to the region, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, urged all parties “to show restraint, avoid further escalation and strictly adhere to the 72-hour ceasefire.” He said the truce was fragile, but “largely holding” and urged both parties to extend the truce.

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