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Dozens of Houthis killed in heavy fighting in Taiz, Sana'a

Dozens of Houthis killed in heavy fighting in Taiz, Sana'a
Dozens of Houthis killed in heavy fighting in Taiz, Sana'a

الأربعاء 1 نوفمبر 2017 02:40 صباحاً

- ALMASDARONLINE

Dozens of Houthis and forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh were killed Tuesday in battles against government troops in Maqbana and Kahboub districts in Taiz province also in  Nihm district northeastern the capital Sanaa.

 

 

A military source told Almasdaronline that the government forces took control of al Bab area and al Qaida village in Himair region of Maqbana district western Taiz city, after fighting against the Houthis, resulted in the killing of 10 Houthis and wounding 12, as well as the killing of a government soldier and wounding 5.

 

In the eastern Khaboub district, the government forces forced Houthis to retreat from five mountainous sites, the source said, pointing out that the fighting and artillery shelling lasted for hours.

 

He said that the fighting and shelling led to the killing of 7 Houthis and wounding 6 others, in exchange for 3 killed and 6 wounded from government forces.

 

The spokesman for the seventh military zone said that dozens of Houthis were killed also and others injured in battles against government forces in the Nihm district, northeastern the capital Sana'a.

 

Abdullah al-Shindqi posted on Facebook that the government forces had taken control of the Beni Baraq, El-Nayla, Daboua and fifteen other locations.

 

Al-Shundi talked about the losses of the Houthis saying that dozens of the Houthis were killed and wounded, in addition to the destruction of mechanisms and armed vehicles.

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