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Yemeni Army, Committees Control Strategic Hills in Taiz

23 March 2016 23:18


Yemeni army and Popular Committees managed to liberate strategic hills in al-Dabab front, west of the southern province of Taiz.

Field sources told al-Manar that fierce clashes took place in hills near al-Montazah area between the allied forces and Saudi-led mercenaries.

Dozens of mercenaries were killed, including at least three Sudanese officers, according to the sources.Popular committees in Yemen

The full control of these hills means that the army and the committees cut off supply route of the Saudi-led coalition forces from the western part of Taiz, the sources said, adding that the allied forces will go ahead with fight till the liberation of Taiz.

Elsewhere in other provinces, security apparatus seized and dismantled three explosive devices in Sanaa and Ibb.

Meanwhile, the popular committees arrested 48 mercenaries were heading to join Saudi-led coalition forces in Marib province, the sources said.

Yemen has been since March 26, 2015 under brutal aggression by Saudi-led coalition.
Thousands have been martyred and injured in the attack, with the vast majority of them are civilians.

Riyadh launched the attack on Yemen in a bid to restore power to fugitive president Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi who is a close ally to Saudi Arabia.

However, Yemeni army, backed by the committees has been engaged in battles with Saudi-led mercenaries and Hadi’s militias in several areas across the country.

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