The southern rebel commander of southern Yemen, Major General Munir Yafa'i, was killed Thursday in a rocket attack by the Houthis with a helicopter and a ballistic missile at the Jalala camp (west of Aden), killing dozens of policemen.
1- The name of Munir Al-Yafa'i, known as Abu Al Yamama, was associated with raids, arrests and assassinations. He was known for confronting the legitimate government forces. He was known as one of the most prominent military leaders supported by the UAE in southern Yemen.
2. Abu al-Yamamah was born in 1974 in the Yafa district of Lahj province. He joined the ranks of the Yemeni army in 1989, before graduating from high school, according to media sources.
3 - left Yemen after the war in 1994, to Oman and then to Saudi Arabia, and remained in Riyadh to 1998, and worked in the private sector.
4 - The most prominent leader in the security belt forces, the commander of the first brigade support and support in the same brigade, which is the most battling and armed brigade, and has the support of the UAE.
5. He was arrested in May 2016 in the Directorate of Mansoura in Aden, with the start of night raids and random arrests. He was the commander of the emergency battalion and carried out dozens of raids on the homes of activists and resistance leaders.
6. He administers a secret prison for those who are forcibly hidden in the Jalala camp in Brega.
7 - Participated in the confrontations at Aden airport in February 2017, against the legitimate government forces and was at the forefront of the forces supported by the UAE.
8. In January of 2018, he was the most prominent participant in various axes against the Presidential Protection Forces, and his forces stormed the Fourth Brigade camp.
9. President Hadi referred him to a commission of inquiry on charges of rebellion and violations.
10. Al-Yafei supervised a graduation ceremony for soldiers, and last week he supervised the graduation of another 500 soldiers (July 23) and expressed his support for the Arab alliance led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in the war against the Huthis.
The boy came down from the podium to greet one of the guests. The flags of former South Yemen and flags of the main coalition countries fluttered as the military contingent was waiting to begin playing.