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Captured Houthi militias reveal they were trained by Iran

Captured Houthi militias reveal they were trained by Iran

Houthi militia captured and arrested by Yemeni forces on Sunday have confessed they received training from Iranian and Lebanese experts, Al Arabiya reported on Sunday.

Mohammed Sharad, one of the captured militants, made the confession and said he was treated well by Yemeni legitimate forces

 Yemen’s national army recaptured more posts in Midi city following fierce clashes with the Houthi militia near the suburbs of the besieged district.

Scores of Houthis militia and guards of the ousted former president Ali Abdullah Saleh were killed and injured on Sunday. Two were captured - one of them a sniper - both later confessed to receiving training from Iranian and Lebanese experts.

Militia have been pushed out of al-Hawd, Tabat al-Khanadik and Tabat al Haroura areas of the district so far.

Earlier, military sources referred to coalition air strikes targeting the supply routes of the militias in the district.

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