Shells fired by Yemen’s dominant Houthi group killed 18 people near the southern port city of Aden early on Wednesday, local officials and witnesses said, while the United Nations warned a dengue fever outbreak in Aden was rapidly gaining pace. Yemen, which has long struggled with poverty and hunger, has descended into a fullblown humanitarian crisis since a war erupted between the Houthis and allies of the exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, drawing in neighboring Saudi Arabia. The United Nations said in a report on Tuesday that an average of 150 new cases of dengue fever and around 11 deaths were being reported daily.
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Houthi shells kill 18 in Yemen, dengue fever spreading rapidly