Google News Alert - The volcano that erupted on a small island off the coast of Yemen has again begun spewing lava and ash into the air, Yemen's navy said on Wednesday.
Hussein Abdul-Rahman, head of command and control centre at the Naval Operation Room, told state news agency Saba that the volcano has restarted eruptions, without giving any further details.
The volcano lies on the island of Jazirt Al-Tair in the Red Sea, about 130 kilometres from Yemen.
Inactive for over a century, the volcano first erupted on Sunday after several earthquakes were felt on the island.
The volcano has so far produced one kilometre long lava flows and blackened the water within 10 kilometres of the island.
Six Yemeni soldiers, part of a garrison of 50 stationed on the island, were killed in the eruption, while another 15 were injured.
On Monday Yemen’s coastguard said shipping had been unaffected by the eruption.
Shipments of around three million barrels of oil per day pass through the southern entrance to the Red Sea.
Prime Minister Abdulaziz Saleh bin Habtoor met with visiting director of operations for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Dominik Stillhart.
The meeting discussed aspects of enhancing cooperation between Yemen and the ICRC in the humanitarian field and developing mechanisms for joint action to alleviate the repercussions of aggression war states and siege against the public health, water and environment sectors.
The meeting reviewing the growing role of the ICRC in
Foreign Minister Hisham Sharaf met with Dominik Stillhart, Director of Operations for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
The meeting dealt with efforts by the ICRC, reviewing violations carried out by the aggression states of Saudi and Emirates against the Yemeni people. It also discussed the file of war prisoners held by the aggression states and the blatant violations against them that openly breach the international laws and conventions.
Saudi fighter jets continued fierce strikes on citizens' houses and properties over the past hours in several provinces, a military official said on Tuesday.
The Saudi-paid mercenaries shot bullets on a child in Al Maton district of Jawf province, wounding the child seriously, while the mercenaries also fired Katyusha missiles on the house of citizens in Serwah district of Marib province.