A source reveals the death of senior Houthi figure in the Saturday airstrikes in Taiz

A source reveals the death of senior Houthi figure in the Saturday airstrikes in Taiz

A military source in the pro-government forces revealed on Monday that the military and security officer of the Houthi militants in Taiz province, southwestern Yemen, was killed on last Saturday in the airstrikes launched by the Arab Coalition aircrafts targeted his motorcade in Maqbanah district.

 

It is noteworthy that the Coalition fighter jets had launched six raids on an armed motorcade in Maqbanah, in which the Houthi-appointed Taiz Governor Abdo Al Janadi had escaped death, while around 50 militants, including the deputy governor, were killed.

 

The source told Almasdaronline that the military and security chief of the Houthis, Colonel Abdulmalik al-Shahari, known as ''Abu Shihab'', was killed in the aerial bombardment.

 

Al-Shahari, who descends from the Houthi stronghold Saada province, was the director of the security department of Taiz after he was promoted to the rank of colonel”.

 

He was also the military commander of the Houthi militants in the province.

 

Al Shahari was running the security and military file from the Houthis headquarters in al Saleh city, and was in charge for the prisons”.

 



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