Government forces advance in Saada after battles against the Houthis

Government forces advance in Saada after battles against the Houthis

The government forces announced on Sunday seizing control of sites overlooking the center of 101 Infantry Brigade in al Buqe' area of Saada governorate, the stronghold of the Houthi group, far north of Yemen.

 

The government forces media center posted on Facebook that heavy fighting against the Houthi rebels and allied forces flared up in a number of sites.

 

The centre quoted the commander of Saada military region, Brigadier Obaid al Athala, as saying that: "the army units have managed to free al Central mount and al Shuhada hill; sites overlooking the 101 Infantry Brigade".

 

Dozens of the Houthi rebels and allied forces were killed and wounded, according to Hadi Tarshan, the Governor of Saada.

 

The government forces have been engaged in violent fighting since Saturday and have made great victories in Saada, by seizing control of the strategic Mandabah area which overlooks the centre of Baqem district, northern the governorate.
 



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