Yemen: At least 70 Houthis killed in Hajjah

70 Houthis were killed and others wounded in Hajjah, Yemen. (File Photo: AP)

During the past two days, the Houthi militias suffered heavy losses following battles carried out by Yemen’s army with the support of the Arab coalition forces in south of the Midi Front in the province of Hajjah.

A military source in the fifth zone, reported that at least 70 Houthis were killed and others wounded including Houthi leader Abu al-Leith Al Zakari, during the past two days.

The source pointed out that the coalition aircrafts and the Yemen’s army artillery accurately targeted the trenches and the latest movements of the militias, which caused heavy losses to Houthis’ equipment and fighters.

During the past 48 hours, the coalition has carried out more than nine air raids on the Haradh and Midi fronts in the same province.

Dozens of bodies belonging to the killed and wounded members of the militias arrived at Hajjah hospitals in the district of Abas and Jamhuri Al Madina.

Most of these elements were from the districts of Shehah, Kushar, Al Mahabsha, Abas, Qafl and Shamar.

This article is also available in Arabic.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:56 - GMT 06:56
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