Clashes erupt between ISIS operatives and al-Qaeda in Al-Quraishiah in al-Baydha

Clashes erupt between ISIS operatives and al-Qaeda in Al-Quraishiah in al-Baydha


Fierce confrontations erupted Sunday between the militants of "ISIS " and Ansar al-Sharia  "Al-Qaeda " in the Al-Quraishiah district of al-Baydha province (central Yemen).

Local sources told Al-Masdar online that the clashes erupted in al-Jawf areas in Qaifah, al-Quraishiah district, between the two organizations, resulting in deaths and injuries on both sides, including three residents of those areas.

Al-Qaeda gunmen, backed by militants from the area, were able to expel "ISIS" militants from a number of locations, took control of the sites of ' Za’aj and al-Arar, burnt a number of vehicles and controlled equipments and devices of ' ISIS  '.

Several deaths and injuries were also caused by the two parties, including three residents of the areas.

There have been intermittent confrontations between the militants of the two organizations, while the residents complain of attacks and abuses by ISIS gunmen in the areas of their control in al-Quraishiah district.

ISIS has been concentrating its camps and positions on the lines of contact with the militants of the al-Houthi group, without long-standing confrontations between them.


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