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Over 31 Houthis killed, arrested in clashes near al-Khoukha

20 Houthi gunmen killed, 11 captured in clashes near al-Khoukha
Up to 20 Houthi terrorists were killed while 11 others were arrested following violent clashes with the Yemeni army on the outskirts of al-Khoukha city, south of Hodeidah, Al-Arabiya reported on Thursday.

A military source said the Yemeni army, supported by the popular resistance, purged several areas south of Hodeidah and attacked the militias’ posts from the three fronts of al-Hameli, Yakhtal, and al-Zahari, south of Khoukha.

He added that the army seized the area of Rouwais and the strategic Harzeen mountain. Military sources in the fifth military zone said 15 Houthis were killed in clashes with legitimate forces in the Midi front.

Sources added that Houthi gunmen involved in the attack fled after suffering these losses and could not even get the bodies of their deceased men from the field.

According to some sources, Houthi militias suffered heavy losses during the past month as confrontations with the army and the Saudi-led Arab coalition strikes killed more than 100 and injured hundreds of others in the Midi and Harad fronts.

Since March 2015, a Saudi-led military coalition has been fighting the Houthi terrorists in the Arab peninsula state of Yemen.

Last Modified: Thursday، 07 December 2017 02:54 PM
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