Yemen's terrifying road to Taez on brink of collapse
Yemen's terrifying road to Taez on brink of collapse

Lorries filled to the brim with goods labour up and down the dangerously winding and precipitous road of Hayjat al-Abed, the mountainous lifeline to Yemen’s third largest city.Unlike all other routes linking southwest Taez to the rest of the war-torn country, the road – with its dizzying drop-offs into the valley below – is the only one that has not fallen into the hands of the Houthi rebels.Some 500,000 inhabitants of the city, which is besieged by the Iran-backed Houthis, depend on the seven-kilometre stretch of crater-filled road for survival, as the long conflict between the insurgents and…

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