Six prominent Houthi militia commanders killed in Nihm, Saada

A Yemeni man stands near the grave of a relative at a cemetery in the capital Sanaa. (File photo: AFP)

Six field commanders from the Houthi movement were killed in north Yemen during clashes with the Yemeni army.

Houthi leader Hamoud Morshed Laham was killed along with a number of his companions during clashes with the National Army by snipers. Houthi leaders Ali Abdul Samad al-Nunu and Saleh Abdullah Abu-Butm were also killed.

In the northern province of Saada, air raids by the Arab coalition killed a number of field commanders of the militias, including Mohammed Ahmed al-Azi, Mujahid Muhammad Saleh al-Kaiser.

Army sources said that Arab coalition jets destroyed weapons stores north of Saada province.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:55 - GMT 06:55