Yemeni army advances in Saada following an attack on Houthis in Kitaf

Yemeni national army backed by Arab coalition advances in Saada. (Supplied)

Yemeni national army backed by Arab coalition launched a surprise attack on Houthi militias’ positions in the mountainous area leading to Kitaf directorate in northern Saada province.

The attack staged on Thursday paved the way for the Yemeni national army to advance and control the mountainous area getting them closer to al-Bou Jabara Wadi and a center for Sharia study.

A military source in the army said the Houthi militias suffered heavy casualties while a number of  their military vehicles were destroyed.

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