35 Houthis killed in clashes in al-Jawf, 5 military vehicles destroyed

Yemen national army backed by Arab coalition closing up on many positions for Houthis. (Screen grab)

Thirty five Houthi militias’ members were killed in Al-Jawf governorate during intense battles with the Yemeni national army, while Arab coalition fighter jets destroyed five military vehicles belonging to the Iranian-backed militias.

This comes while the Yemeni army backed by the coalition in al-Jawf governorate seize control over several strategic mountains located in Wadi Salba.

The official spokesman of the first brigade border guards, Lieutenant Colonel Faisal al-Afraa, told Al Arabiya news channel that his forces carried out an attack on the most important Houthi sites in Wadi, and managed to control the mountains of Qishaan, Jala, Mifah and Machaqil.

Al-Afraa said that the militias suffered heavy losses in lives and equipment, and dozens of them fled, leaving behind a number of weapons.

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