Yemeni army recaptures key base near capital

A pro-government army soldier carries Yemen's national flag as he walks at the strategic Fardhat Nahm military camp, around 60km from Yemen's capital Sanaa. (Reuters)

Yemen’s army and forces from the Popular Resistance were able to recapture a strategic military camp near the capital Sanaa, exclusive photos obtained by Al Arabiya News Channel show.

The photos of Fardhat Nahm camp near Sanaa showed destruction of facilities belonging to Iran-backed Houthi militias and forces loyal to ousted former President Ali Abdullah Saleh by the Saudi-led coalition.

Exclusive: Footage show destruction of Fardhat Nahm

The destruction of Fardhat Nahm came after the coalition forces targeted with their air raids Houthi militia base camps in Harf Sufyan district of Amran, north of Sanaa.

Other strikes have been conducted on the Dhale Governorate in southern Yemen.

Meanwhile, the recently appointed Deputy Supreme Commander of the Yemeni Army Gen. Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar stressed the importance of continuing the fight against Houthi militias and Saleh forces, in accordance to the U.N. resolution 2216, and said his army will continue to free other districts from militia control.

A version of this article was first published in Arabic on Al Arabiya News.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:46 - GMT 06:46