Yemeni army forces, supported by the Arab Coalition to Support Legitimacy, liberated strategic hills in Qataber district in Sa'ada governorate, a stronghold of the Iranian-backed Houthi coup militia, and continued joint advances in the northern and western fronts of Al-Dhala, as part of its military operations to complete the liberation of the province from militia elements. Meanwhile, the militias continued their military escalation on the West Coast fronts, violating the UN truce in Hodeidah.
In detail, Yemeni army forces, supported by the Arab Coalition, liberated strategic hills in the Al-Thabet area of Qatabir district in Sa'ada governorate, the stronghold of the Houthi coup militia, and its leader, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, after launching a surprise attack on locations where Houthi elements were based.
Field sources pointed out that the military operation in the Directorate of Qataber began from the Directorate of Baqim, located to the northeast, and achieved qualitative victories with the support of coalition fighters, and the army destroyed military vehicles belonging to the militias, and suffered heavy losses.
The sources pointed out that the army's artillery continued to bombard and target militia positions in different directions from the Al-Thabit area, which made Houthi elements flee on the impact of the army strikes, leaving behind the dead and wounded.
In Dhali, a senior Houthi leader, Rashid Abdo al-Saqri, known as Abu Rafea, was killed along with a number of his members during confrontations with the joint forces units in al-Fakher Front west of Qataba.
The joint forces continued their military operations and progressed for the third consecutive day in the fronts north and west of the Dali, while Houthi militias continued to push armed reinforcements to the areas of confrontation.
Field sources confirmed that fierce battles took place, dawn yesterday, on the fronts of Battar and Hajar, southwest of Al-Fakher, after the militias attempted to infiltrate the reefs of the region.
On the northern front of al-Fakhir, sporadic battles took place between the joint forces and the militias, concentrated in the Azab and Naqil Qabwan areas, in which various types of weapons were used.
According to field sources, the militias established a modern military post at the Naqil Qabwan summit on the outskirts of the Azab district center, in order to impose fire control on the movements of joint forces in these areas, but resistance units were able to advance and control and impose a siege on the site.
Eight Houthi elements were killed yesterday evening in the targeting of the joint forces' artillery of militia positions in the area of Lakmat Hubail Obaid in the vicinity of the Hajar Front, and destroyed the military vehicles belonging to the militias.
Local sources in the province of Ab, the Houthi militia to establish a new cemetery in the city of al-Radhma on the road linking Dali and Dhamar, to bury the dead of those who fell on the fronts of Dali, who are in the dozens, according to sources.
In Taiz, military sources confirmed the death of a number of Houthi militia elements, including the commander of reconnaissance operations in the ranks of the Houthis, called «Abu Fadl al-Ansi», in the shelling of the Yemeni army forces on militia positions in the area of Al-Jahim east of the province.
The artillery of the joint forces destroyed reinforcements and military vehicles of the Houthi militias in Naqil al-Koura, in front of the Al-Kadaha Front of Al-Ma'afir district, west of Taiz.
In al-Hudaydah, on the west coast of Yemen, Houthi militias continued to breach the UN truce, resuming shelling of the Thabit Brothers Factories Complex.The shelling set fire to warehouses and a number of buildings as shells and gunfire fell on the compound, causing heavy casualties.
Field sources confirmed that the militias continued to target the positions of the joint forces and residential neighborhoods in the Duraimi district south of Hodeidah with Hauser artillery shells and 120-caliber mortar shells, and targeted the villages of Kawa'i and Al-Khabatiya, as well as artillery and medium and heavy weapons, Al-Jah Al-A'la district, Beit Al-Faqih district.
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Houthi west of Taiz.
- Militias re-shell the Thabet Brothers factories in Hodeidah, causing heavy losses.