The US military has rescued two Saudi pilots who were ejected from their jets off Yemen's coast, as the kingdom launched air strikes on rebel camps in its violence-wracked neighbor, officials said Friday.
"US military assets from USCENTCOM and USAFRICOM recovered the two KSA crew members at approximately 5:20 pm (2120 GMT)" Thursday, a US defense official said, indicating the rescue took place at Saudi Arabia's request.
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