UN envoy Martin Griffithstold the Security Council on Thursday that the United Nations will invite the warring sides for talks on September 6 in Geneva on a framework for peace negotiations.
Horrific images, videos, and witness accounts of the bombing quickly began circulating on social media after airstrikes pounded the vicinity of al-Thawra, Hodeidah's main public hospital.
The announcement comes less than a week after Saudi Arabia temporarily suspended all oil shipments through the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, the southern entrance to the Red Sea.
Mr. Griffiths has been leading efforts to prevent a full-scale coalition assault on Hodeida, which is responsible for more than 70 percent of imports to Yemen and is a vital lifeline for a country already teetering on the brink of starvation.
Medical workers said more than 20 missiles were fired by warplanes into several neighborhoods of the Houthi rebel-held port city of Hodeidah on Thursday.
With logistical support from the U.S., Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been carrying out attacks inside Yemen since March 2015 in an attempt to reinstate the internationally recognised government of President Abu-Rabbu Mansour Hadi who was overthrown by fighters from the Houthi tribe.
"Coalition did not carry out any operations in Hodeidah today.Houthi militia are behind killing of civilians in Hodeidah on today", he added.
The Center also expressed its condolences to the families and families of the victims, stressing its continued efforts and maximum cooperation to assist the Yemeni people in coordination with the Yemeni government, coalition forces and humanitarian and relief organizations operating in Yemen.
The attack was the latest in a series of recent airstrikes launched on Hodeidah.
Yemen's war has killed almost 10,000 people, with more than eight million Yemenis at risk of starvation.
Riyadh's Western allies are concerned about the attack, but have not indicated they would take action to secure the strait for fear of risking deeper involvement in a war seen as a proxy battle for regional supremacy between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Aid agencies have previously warned that any disruption to vital supplies coming through the key Red Sea port could affect millions of Yemenis, who rely on them to survive. The country is now in the world's worst humanitarian crisis, with more than 22.2 million people in need of assistance.
Coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said the Iran-backed group targeted the sites in the port of Hodeidah on Thursday with mortar shells in what he described as a "terrorist attack".
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