A military source said that pro-government forces thwarted on Thursday a large-scale offensive launched by Houthis militants and forces loyal to former president Saleh in Kahbob area of northern Madharaba district west of Lahj province.
Houthi-Saleh militas and pro-gov’t. forces were engaged in violent battles for 7 hours, the source told Almasderonline.
On the other hand,the Arab Saudi-led Coalition aircrafts launched 4 air raids on Houthi-Saleh’s sites in Kahbob ,4 others on militias’ reinforcements between Madharbah and Mozaa districts.
The airstrikes resulted in killing 10 militant ,injuring 5 ,destroying 3 military personnel carriers, and capturing 10 including a Houthi field leader who died of his injury later.