Taiz: Government forces storm al Amri camp and 8 soldiers killed, including senior military commander

Taiz: Government forces storm al Amri camp and 8 soldiers killed, including senior military commander

The government forces and the Popular Resistance fighters stormed today, Saturday, al Amri military camp northeast Dhubab district, southwest of Yemen, which is controlled by the Houthis and Saleh forces.

 

A military source told Almasdaronline that fierce battles are flaring up in the camp which is one of the most important military sites for the repels in the south-western region, near the strategic Bab el-Mandeb Strait.

The source added that the government forces are struggling fiercely to control the sites, while the Houthi repels are desperately fighting to hold their positions.

"The government forces had seized control of the entire Dhubab district as well as the mountains overlooking al Amri camp, and now we will continue to control the stronghold of the Houthi and Saleh forces".

 

Meanwhile, medical and military sources said that 8 members of the government forces and the popular resistance, including a senior military commander, were killed during the violent fighting in Dhubab.

 

A medical source told Almasdaronline that nine others were injured and were taken to the hospitals in Aden city, Yemen's interim capital

 

On the other hand, a military source said that the Commander of the Third Brigade of the government forces, Brigadier Omar al Subaihi was killed in the same battles.

 

It is noteworthy that the government and pro-government forces had launched a large-scale military operation in the southwestern coast of Yemen, while the fighters of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition have launched several raids on the Houthi and Saleh positions to secure the shipping lanes.



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