Yemeni forces kill 40 Houthi militants, free several areas in Saada

Saudi army artillery fire shells towards Yemen from a post close to the Saudi-Yemeni border. (File photo: AFP)

According to  military sources speaking to Al Arabiya, the Yemeni national army, with the support of the Arab coalition, killed 40 Houthi militants across three fronts in the Saada governorate on Wednesday.

The governorate is a Houthi militia stronghold.

The sources also said that the Yemeni army continued to make military progress in various parts of Saada, including al-Falaj, al-Rakhm, Jibal Shoaeb and more. These areas are now Houthi militia free.

Similarly, the coalition’s air force destroyed seven Houthi military vehicles, mines and missile stores.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:50 - GMT 06:50