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Yemeni army removes 400 mines planted by Houthis in Saada

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The engineering teams of the Yemeni army were able to remove more than 400 landmines and improvised explosive devices planted by the Houthis in the district of Baqam north of the Saada province.

Brig. Gen. Aziz al-Khattabi, the commander of the third brigade of the Yemeni army, said that the engineering teams took the mines and IEDs planted by the Houthi militias in a number of villages and farms in the Baqam district.

He pointed out that the militias are laying mines in residential neighborhoods and public roads without taking into account the presence of civilians and their safety.