Yemeni Forces Restore Control of Strategic Road in Taiz

Published July 9th, 2018 - 12:19 GMT
A Yemeni fighter loyal to the Saudi-backed Yemeni president. (AFP/ File Photo)
A Yemeni fighter loyal to the Saudi-backed Yemeni president. (AFP/ File Photo)

Yemen’s National Army took control of a vital road in western province of Taiz, south-west of Yemen, Saudi press agency reported on Monday.

“Units of the brigade took control of the road leading to the area of Waza’iyah west of Taiz across the Wadi Al-Aqah area after a successful military operation,” Field commander of Bab Al-Mandab Abu Osama Al-Salhi said, adding that Houthis militias suffered heavy losses.

He said in a statement, quoted by the official Yemeni news agency, that the army forces on the fronts launched an attack on militias positions on the road and were able to liberate the sites in which they were stationed.

He pointed out that forces were in the process of combing through the liberated areas to secure them.

This article has been adapted from its original source.


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