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Two senior Houthi leaders among several killed in Yemen’s Hajjah

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Yemeni military sources said on Sunday that two senior field commanders in the Houthi militias were killed during clashes in Hiran directorate of Hajjah governorate.

The two commanders, Abdul Wahab Mohammed al-Hussam and Salah Massad Khamousi, were killed among other of the militias’ fighters, in battles with the Yemeni national army, according to the sources.

Khamousi was the supervisor of the Houthi militias in the directorate of Mahabsha.

On the other hand, the Yemeni army, on Saturday, with the support of the coalition, was able to detonate 6 naval mines planted by the Houthi militias in international waters in the Red Sea.

A military source in the naval unit in the fifth zone of the Yemeni army said that the military naval teams were able to find six mines near the sea port of Habel in Hajjah governorate, and detonated them, despite the attempt by Houthis to hide them at two meters deep down in the sea. Read more