The Yemeni national army announced on Wednesday that it had taken control of the Hodeidah Sanaa strategic road and made new field progresses after reaching northern areas of the “Kilo 16” area in central Hodeidah after heavy fighting against the Houthi militias.
The army forces advanced toward the border of the directorate of Bagel north of the port city of Hodeidah, while other units advanced in the south of the city toward the university and the corniche area.
The military spokesman said that the army arrived at the Bagel junction connected with Hodeidah, the farms area, the al-Matahen round about and Nana Dairy Factory, making a presence in the northern outskirts of “Kilo 16”, the most heavily fortified area of the pro-Iranian militia.
On Tuesday, the Arab coalition supporting the Yemeni legitimate government, launched a series of air strikes targeting positions for the Houthi militias, including al-Maashar camp and other posts in the directorates of Mustabaa and Hiran in the governorate of Hajjah, northwest of the country. Full story