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Yemeni army liberates areas in Saada province after Houthi battle

Yemeni National Army forces liberated al-Dhaher directorate, north-west of Saada province, after a large-scale military operation, in which Houthi militias suffered heavy losses, Al-Arabiya reported.

A military source confirmed that the legitimate forces, backed by the Arab coalition completed liberating the whole of the district from the Houthis, following the liberation of a number of other posts controlled by the pro-Iranian militias.

According to the military source, the Yemeni army defeated the militias in Hajjah governorate and Razih directorate, with many field commanders in the Houthi militias killed, most notably the commander responsible for arms supply known by the name Abu Dia, who was killed along with seven others in addition to commander Hassan Ali Hassan.

The source explained that the army forces completed the first and second stages of the military operation dubbed “cutting the head of the snake” successfully and which ended with the siege of the militias and its leader’s stronghold, in preparation to storm his hideout.

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