Yemeni army declares liberating 20 East Sanaa sites from Houthi control

20 sites East of Sanaa formerly under the control Houthi and ousted Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh militia were liberated by the Yemeni army. (File photo: Reuters)

Brigadier General Abdu Majali, the spokesperson to the Yemeni army, announced on Tuesday that 20 sites East of Sanaa have been liberated.

The sites were formerly under the control Houthi and ousted Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh's militia.

Majali said that the fighting is continuuing, while militias flee their posts leaving behind many casualties and injured. Many lives were lost and equipment has been used up, he added.

In a statement published by the Yemeni official news agency, Majali said that the Saudi-led Arab coalition’s air force has helped the Yemeni army to destroy crews and loaded military equipment that were en-route to the militias.
 

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:55 - GMT 06:55
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