Yemeni army storms into the Republican Palace in Taiz

An armoured vehicle used by pro-government fighters drives on a street in the war-torn southwestern city of Taiz. (Reuters)

Yemen’s national armed forces have stormed into the Republican Palace in Taiz on Monday and we able to capture most of the area from the western side.

Forces from Yemen’s legitimate government launched a new offensive on the Houthi militia-held Republican Palace in Taiz city on Friday and heavy clashes to retake the strategic location have since been ongoing.

Yemeni civilian sources have confirmed that at least 18 militias were killed in the fierce clashes since armed forces retook key strategic areas near the Republican Palace in Taiz in recent days.

The commander of Taiz front, Major General Khalid Fadel, confirmed that armed forces were only a few meters away from fully capturing the Republican Palace on Friday.

The officer made the statement during an inspection visit to the battlefront around the strategic location.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:49 - GMT 06:49
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