Government forces repel Houthi attack in al Jawf governorate

Government forces repel Houthi attack in al Jawf governorate

The government forces backed by the Popular Resistance repelled on Thursday an attack for the Houthis and allied forces on al Khinjar camp in al Jawf governorate, northeast of Yemen, a military official said. 

 

The Chief of Staff of the Sixth Military Region, Brigadier Mohammed al Salahi, said that the government forces repelled a Houthi attack in Khub and al Shaghaf district, and inflicted them heavy losses in lives and military equipment, according to Yemen News Agency ''Saba''.

 

The source added that ''the militia launched a violent attack in an attempt to advance towards Alkhanjer camp using heavy and medium weapons, but the government forces and the Popular Resistance thwarted the attack, killing and wounding a number of the militant, while the rest fled.''

 

The government forces also launched a counter-attack on the Houthi and allied forces positions in the area and took over a number of them.



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