Yemeni military sources confirmed on Sunday that 40 members of the Houthi militias were killed and dozens injured following air strikes by the Arab coalition backing the Yemeni legitimate army.
The source said the air strikes targeted Houthis’ reinforcements which were on their way to the port city of Hodeidah.
Fighting also erupted between the Yemeni legitimate army and the Iranian-backed Houthi militias near the Kilo 16 highway connecting the capital Sanaa with Hodeidah, adding to the casualties among the Houthis.
A senior Yemeni military source that the militias were trying to bring in their military reinforcements to the center of the port city, adding that the Arab coalition fighter jets destroyed a number of military vehicles and equipment reinforcements that were on the way to the Houthi militias.
In another development, Tension and armed confrontations widened between the militias of Abdul Malik al-Houthi and his uncle, Abdul Azim al-Houthi, a Zaidi cleric in several areas in the governorates of Saada, Hajjah, Amran and Sanaa with both rallying their bases in many regions of Saada.
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