Yemen’s national army liberates key areas in Saada

These military achievements will succeed in cutting the supply line of the Houthi militias. (Supplied)

The Yemeni national army backed by the Arab coalition liberated on Saturday, new areas which was under Houthi militia control in al-Malahiz Front in the Directorate of al-Zaher, south-west of Saada governorate.

The head of the special forces brigade, Colonel Ahmed al-Musabi, said in a statement that the national army forces launched this morning an attack in which it was able to liberate the village of al-Mashabih (close to the market of Malahiz) and the surrounding mountains and secure them after heavy fighting resulting in many casualties among the militias.

Col. Al-Musabi added that these military achievements will succeed in cutting the supply line of the Houthi militias, coming from Jabal Duweib, which extends from the Maran mountain range to the village of al-Mashabih and the mountains of al-Harashi near the market of al-Malahiz.

He pointed out that the battles in which the Arab coalition was backed by air raids, resulted in significant human and material losses among the Houthi militia.

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