Houthis fail to launch ballistic missile on Yemeni army posts

Fierce battles were waged by the army and the Popular Resistance Forces with Houthi militia forces. (File Photo: AP)

Houthi militias have failed to fire a ballistic missile from al-Bayda on army posts in Maarib, the Yemeni army announced on Sunday.

In a statement the Yemeni army said that its forces had liberated strategic sites in the province of al-Bayda, in the center region of the country, after clearing enclaves of the Houthi militia in Bihan, their last stronghold in the neighboring province of Shabwa.

A Yemeni military news website quoted field sources saying that fierce battles were waged by the army and the Popular Resistance Forces with Houthi militia forces in the areas bordering Bayda and Shabwa provinces.

Arab Coalition fighters also destroyed one tank and numerous combat vehicles and equipment the army sources added.

Dozens have been reported dead and injured among the militias after battles with the Yemeni army and Popular Resistance Forces as well due to Arab coalition air strikes.

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