Battles with Houthi militias on the Hajjah, Al-Jawf and Taiz fronts

Yemeni legitimate forces liberate strategic sites in Ma'rib Balq

During the past few hours, the Yemeni legitimate forces backed by tribes liberated strategic locations in the eastern al-Balaq axis, south of Marib, while the battles continued in the sandy axis extending towards the Umm Reesh camp in the Juba district, while the battles with the terrorist Houthi militias renewed on the fronts of Hajjah, al-Jawf and Taiz, with the continuation of the battles. Operations of the Arab coalition to neutralize Houthi weapons in Sanaa and Hodeidah.

Field sources in Marib confirmed the liberation of sites in the eastern Baluk, and the imposition of a siege on the Houthi militia members in the Ariel hill on the same front, after a surprise military operation carried out by the Yemeni army forces and tribes in the region, noting the death and injury of a number of Houthis, in addition to the destruction of combat mechanisms and Houthi fortifications. in the region.

The battles between the two sides continued in the sandy axis extending from Al-Balaq to the Umm Reesh camp in the Juba district, south of Marib, during the past hours, during which the forces and tribes were able to liberate 20 km and reach the vicinity of Umm Reesh.

The commander of the 1st Brigade, Mountain Infantry, Brigadier General Khaled al-Aqra, confirmed that the forces and tribes were able to liberate 20 km, including the sandy veins in the Al-Faliha desert - Al-Amoud.

For its part, the coalition fighters destroyed Houthi reinforcements, including heavy weapons, that were on their way from the center of the Juba district towards the contact areas in the Ramli axis, leaving Houthis dead and wounded, including prominent field leaders.

In Al-Jawf, the confrontations between the two sides resumed in the Ruwaik desert and the vicinity of the Al-Labanat camp, east of the city of Al-Hazm, the capital of the governorate, in which the Houthis incurred heavy losses, according to field sources, confirming the downing of a Houthi drone launched by the militias towards the Al-Shahla front in the Bir Al-Maraziq front, which is the third to be shot down in Hollow in less than two days.

The coalition fighters had targeted Houthi vehicles, including ballistic missiles and their launchers, in the city of Al-Hazm, after targeting them with three successive raids.

In Hajjah, battles resumed between the two sides, west of the city of Haradh, north of the province, after the militias attempted to infiltrate army positions in the area, according to field sources, confirming the death and injury of many Houthis in the recent battles in which the coalition fighters had the final say, and the plans of the Houthis failed north of Hajjah.

The sources indicated that the coalition fighters launched a series of supportive raids, targeting Houthi reinforcements, including Katyusha rocket launchers, which the militias had sent to Haradh.

In addition, the Arab coalition continued to carry out military operations against Houthi sites and targets in the capital, Sanaa, and Hodeidah Governorate on the western coast of Yemen, as part of its operations, which it started yesterday, Saturday, to neutralize the sources of threat and Houthi weapons targeting the city and economic sights in Saudi Arabia.

Local sources in Sanaa confirmed that coalition warplanes targeted Houthi sites in the camps of Al-Sawad, Dhabwa, Jarban, and Al-Nahdin, south of Sanaa.

The coalition had given the Houthis three hours to remove the weapons from the ports of Hodeidah, Saleef and Sanaa airport, and called on civilians to stay away from Houthi areas.

In Hodeidah, the coalition raids destroyed four booby-trapped boats in the Salif port, which the militias were preparing to use against international shipping in the Red Sea, which led to the killing of three foreign booby-trappers who were in the area, along with a number of Houthis.

The coalition fighters also destroyed booby-trapped marches in the ports of Hodeidah and Saleef, weapons depots containing missiles and Houthi marches in the Makram area of ‚Äč‚ÄčKamaran Island. , and another in the Directorate of Al-Qannas.

 The Yemeni Minister of Information, Muammar Al-Eryani, indicated in tweets on "Twitter", that the Houthi militias are taking advantage of the Stockholm Agreement and their continued control over the ports of Hodeidah to continue their practices that threaten international navigation, under the nose of the United Nations Mission to Support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA).

The Yemeni Minister of Information noted the exceptional efforts of the coalition to support legitimacy led by Saudi Arabia, on behalf of the whole world, in securing oil tankers and international shipping lines, and that it was able, during the past 72 hours, to neutralize six remotely controlled booby-trapped boats, and a number of drones that were under preparation in the ports of Hodeidah and Saleef. .

In Saada, the Support Company of the Second Battalion of the Special Security Forces carried out a qualitative sniping operation against snipers and Houthi elements at the Baqim frontier with Saudi Arabia, which led to the killing of two Houthi snipers and a number of militia reconnaissance personnel.

In Taiz, field sources confirmed the killing and wounding of 15 Houthis, including three of the field commanders, in confrontations with the army and the resistance in the vicinity of Tabat Yassin and Jabal Han, west of the city of Taiz.

In the first response to the Houthi initiative to stop the fighting on the fronts inside Yemen and stop attacks on the kingdom for three days in exchange for the coalition stopping supporting government forces and local resistance, and lifting the siege on ports and Sanaa airport, Yemeni Defense Minister Lieutenant-General Muhammad al-Maqdashi said that the militias do not have the decision to make peace. As a tool for the outside, the only way to deal with it is to defeat it militarily.

Despite declaring a three-day armistice, the militias continued to send combat reinforcements and weapons to Marib, Al-Jawf, Hajjah and the western coast, and called for more mobilization of fighters in preparation for the next stage of the fighting, according to informed sources in Sanaa.

The sources indicated that the militias' recent call to stop the coalition raids in response to their bombing of economic and civilian facilities in Saudi Arabia aimed to provide an opportunity to rearrange their ranks to start large-scale military operations towards Marib.

On the other hand, the militias carried out a campaign of kidnappings against field leaders of their followers in Sanaa, on charges of looting the warehouses of the black camp of the former Republican Guard in the Haziz area south of the capital.

In Saada, the militias liquidated an entire family from Bait Al-Ezzi, one of the oldest Zaidi families in the province, due to its dispute with the Houthis' doctrine, headed by Hammoud Dirham Al-Ezzi, and his sons Yahya, Al-Hassan, and Muhammad Al-Ezzi.

On the other hand, the Saudi project to clear mines in Yemen "Masam" announced that it had removed 1,485 mines, unexploded ordnance and explosive devices during the past week, bringing the total that was seized to 5,395 mines and explosives since the beginning of March.

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