Forty-five soldiers from the United Arab Emirates’ armed forces and five soldiers from Bahrain are killed during a Saudi-led military operation. The campaign targeted Yemen’s Houthi rebels. Since the fighting began this is the deadliest day for Gulf forces. Yemeni security officials:
The UAE troops are killed when a Houthi missile hits a weapons storage depot near their position in the province of Maarib, about 120km east of the capital Sanaa.