Iranian missile expert killed in coalition raid in Sanaa

An Al Arabiya reporter confirmed the death of Iranian missile expert, Hussein Khasrawy, during an air raid by coalition forces. (Supplied)

An Al Arabiya reporter confirmed the death of Iranian missile expert, Hussein Khasrawy, during an air raid by coalition forces on Saturday in the district of Arhab in Sanaa.

Meanwhile, Yemeni armed forces arrived at their third district in Hodeidah west of Yemen amidst a notable and strategic advancement for the third day in a row.

This progression is heavily backed by Arab-led coalition fighters led by Saudi Arabia, in the midst of a rapid fallback of the Houthi militia.

The official Yemeni news agency confirmed that the Yemeni army was able to regain control of the Hays, al-Khokha triangle on Saturday evening, and began to enter the directorate of al-Tahita, the third district of Hodeidah.

The news agency quoted army sources saying that the national army has seized the district of Hays which is only 10 kilometers away from al-Khoukha. The sources also confirmed regaining control of farms and roads in northers Hays.

According to sources, the army has also entered the coastal directorate of al-Tahita and reached the al-Fazah farms in rural Zabid.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:51 - GMT 06:51
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