UN says fire damages two food silos near Yemen's Hodeida

SANAA: A fire on the edge of the Yemeni port city of

Hodeida

has reportedly damaged two food silos, the UN said Friday, adding it appeared a mortar shell hit storage facilities.

"We are very concerned that some of our wheat stocks at the Red Sea Mills have been damaged," said the UN World Food Programme's

Yemen

director Stephen Anderson, quoted in a statement by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

The WFP has 51,000 metric tonnes of wheat stored at the Red Sea Mills site on ....

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