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Worst violence in months in Yemen's key port city

(CNN)Violence in Yemen's key port city of Hodeidah is the worst seen in months, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator has warned, putting more civilian lives at risk in the war-torn country.Fighting has escalated since US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis a week ago called on all participants in the Yemen civil war to agree to a ceasefire in the next 30 days and start peace talks. "The uptick in violence is some of the fiercest fighting we've seen in months and months," UN humanitarian coordinator in Yemen Lise Grande told CNN.Humanitarian workers fear that more than 100 civilian deaths could have occurred in the past week alone in Hodeidah, CNN has learned.The UN children's agency, Unicef, warned tha ...
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