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Pentagon: US Conducts More Strikes in Yemen

FILE - An image made from video shows a site after a U.S. airstrike in Hodeida,Yemen, Oct. 13, 2016.

The United States has carried out about 20 additional strikes in Yemen against al-Qaida militants since the middle of last week, a Pentagon spokesman said on Monday.

Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told reporters that since February 28, the United States has carried out more than 70 strikes against al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) "militants, infrastructure, fighting positions and equipment.”