Sporadic fighting drags on in Mocha, as coalition fighter jets strike Houthi positions

Sporadic fighting drags on in Mocha, as coalition fighter jets strike Houthi positions

Sporadic clashes between government forces, backed by the Saudi-led Arab Coalition, and pro-Houthi/Saleh forces have been taking place in the coastal city of Al Mocha, in western Taiz, a military source told Almasdaronline on Monday.

 

The source said clashes erupted in the neighborhoods near the Mocha Seaport and the Ring Road, north of the city.

 

On the other hand, the coalition's fighter jets launched six airstrikes on pro-Houthi positions near the seaport, and another four in Yakhtol area.

 

Moreover, the fighter jets launched five airstrikes on positions in Al Shabakah mountain, near the Khaled Ben Al Waleed military camp, in Mowza' Intersection. The airstrikes left the telecommunications network in Mocha out of service.

 

Earlier, over the past three days, the fighter jets have launched more than 120 airstrikes on pro-Houthi positions in both districts of Mocha and Mowza', and destroyed a number of arms depots.

 

In a related development, pro-Houthi forces launched artillery shells from the positions in Al Sharaf area, targetong Al Selw area, southeastern of Taiz city.

 

Moreover, a civilian, identified as Mohammed Khaled Mohammed Moqbil, was shot dead by a Houthi sniper, while passing by near Al Sha'eriyyah Cemetery in Al Ma'baran Village, north of Al Selw.

 



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