It says almost 2,000 people have been killed and more than half a million displaced in the conflict since the fighting escalated in March with the air campaign.
Hundreds of Yemeni soldiers allied with the Houthi rebel militia had reportedly gathered at the base in central Sanaa to collect weapons when the bombs struck Wednesday.
One medical source at Sanaa’s Sabeen Hospital said the facility had received “at least 15 dead and dozens wounded”, without specifying if the casualties included civilians.
‘There were many people at the entrance to the warehouse, getting their weapons, farmers, cooks (and also soldiers); these poor people were standing at the entrance to the warehouse.
The warehouses are completely destroyed.
The camp is run by commanders loyal to ousted Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh who has backed the power grab by Houthis.
The jets on Wednesday targeted the command headquarters of special forces loyal to Saleh in southern Sanaa, as well as an arms depot in Fajj Attan, a neighborhood overlooking the capital, residents said.
“The naval base was bombed by aircraft and ships”.
Houthi forces shelled the southern city of Aden, a bastion of resistance against their moves into Yemen’s south, and local fighters built on gains against the Houthis in recent days by seizing their last military post in the nearby city of Dalea. Division of Yemen into two separate states once more would arguably represent an even greater danger to stability than the proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran or the wanton barbarism of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Ansar al-Sharia or, for that matter, of Islamic State in Iraq and the al-Sham offshoot in Yemen. Earlier, efforts were also made for peace talks in Saudi Arabia by the exiled government of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.
-backed negotiations which were set for May 28 in Geneva had been postponed.
During his visit, Zarif also signed an agreement demarcating the two country’s maritime border in the strategic entrance to the Gulf, Iran’s official IRNA news agency reported. But still they were hopes that talks can resume but these hopes shatters after talks have been postponed.
Pro-Hadi forces said on Tuesday they had regained control of the provincial capital itself, also named Daleh. The Tehran government denies arming the insurgents, but has been strident in its criticism of the Sunni coalition’s Yemen campaign.
The Houthis, for their part, denounce the offensive as unwarranted “Saudi-American aggression” against Yemen.
‘Why do you go to Camp David when we are right next to you and want to pursue good relations, and when America doesn’t wish you well and pursues its own interests?’ he said.