Over 400 Houthi members were killed during 4-day airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen's central Marib province, local media stated.
#BREAKING: Arab coalition says Yemeni prisoner swap in line with #StockholmAgreement, Yemen government to release 681 prisoners, and #Houthis to release 400https://t.co/uclzgdspYa pic.twitter.com/sN5sbkzoWR— Arab News (@arabnews) September 27, 2020
A total of 118 airstrikes were carried out in 96 hours for the protection of civilians in Al Abdiyah district, the Saudi state-run news agency SPA quoted coalition spokesman Brig. Gen. Turki al-Maliki as saying.
In addition, 15 military vehicles belonging to the militia were destroyed, al-Maliki said.
He called on international and unofficial humanitarian organizations to fulfil their responsibilities towards civilians in besieged Al Abdiyah.
Arab coalition says it killed over 400 Houthis in central Yemen https://t.co/t4At36elQG— ANews (@anews) October 11, 2021
Al-Maliki added that air operations carried out by the coalition blocked the Houthis' incursion into the district for 18 days.
The Houthis are yet to comment on the statement.
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