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Coalition: Houthis suffer major losses in Yemen’s Mokha front

A newly-recruited Houthi fighter poses with a Kalashnikov assault rifle in Sanaa on July 16, 2017. (AFP)

Yemen’s army and resistance forces, supported by the Arab Coalition, struck Houthi militias inflicting major losses in the Mokha Front, a military source told Al-Arabiya television channel on Tuesday.

The situation raged at the Mokha Front again after the national army launched a surprise attack against militias’ posts west of Khaled’s camp.

A source added that national army troops restored the Risyan bridge and cut the link between Hodeideah and Taiz near al-Barh.

Jets launch strike

Meanwhile, the coalition jets launched 30 strikes against Khaled’s camp and destroyed three weapons’ warehouses in Mokha and which militias used to store their heavy weapons.

Army units, aided by the Coalition, continue to advance after they cut the asphalt link in Risyan bridge amid violent battles against the rebels.

The army also seized control over al-Sawhra town after it seized significant areas and posts in Mawza and inflicted heavy losses on the Houthi rebels as 9, including a field commander, were killed and dozens were injured.

This article is also available in Arabic.

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Last Update: Tuesday, 18 July 2017 KSA 10:46 - GMT 07:46
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