Taiz: Clashes continue in Mocha, coalition’s fighter jets launch over 20 airstrikes on Houthi sites

Taiz: Clashes continue in Mocha, coalition’s fighter jets launch over 20 airstrikes on Houthi sites

Clashes in the Red Sea coastal city of al Mocha, in western Yemen, continued to take place on Wednesday after pro-Houthi/Saleh forces launched an attack on pro-government forces in the southern, northern, and eastern areas of the city.

 

A military source told Almasdaronline that the both sides were using machine and anti-air guns and missiles, as the coalition’s fighter jets launched several airstrikes on Houthi positions.

 

According to the source, the fighter jets  launched more than 10 air raids on al Mocha city, and about 11 air raids on Khalid Ibn al Waleed military camp in Mawzie district.

 

Meanwhile, the Government forces called on the local residents in al Mocha to save their lives and leave homes from the consequences of the battles across the eastern and northern ports.

 

In a related development, the air defense forces have intercepted five rockets fired by Houthis on government forces sites in al Mocha and Dhubab district.

 

The source also said that the Air Defense forces intercepted on Tuesday night two Katyusha rockets fired by the militants positioning in Yakhtil area on the government forces positions at the air defense camp, and another short-range missile over al Khadra in the southern part of the district.

 

'Two more short- range missiles were intercepted in al Omari region, central of Dhubab, which were launched by the Houthis stationed in Khalid military camp in Mawzie district, according to the source.



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