Yemen: Southern Transition announces a combat alarm to take over presidential Al-Maasheeq palace in Aden

Aden (Debriefer)
2019-08-07 | Since 4 Month

Hani Ali bin Buraik Vice President of the Southern Transitional Council

إضغط هنا لقراءة الخبر بالعربية

The UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (NTC) announced on Wednesday evening in a statement broadcast on  independent Aden satellite TV  the combat alarm for all the people of the south.

Hani Bin Bruik, vice president of the Southern Transitional Council, called for the overthrow of the corrupt legitimate government  and control of the Al-Maasheq presidential palace in the city of Aden after the funeral of the commander in the security belt and Brigade of support and attribution Brigadier General Muneer al-Yafe`i Abu al-Yamamah.


A statement issued by the "Southern People's Committee


Local sources said that two people injured in the confrontations nearby the presidential palace in Aden, one of them critically injured in the head in the armed confrontations, broke out this afternoon in the Yemeni interim capital of Aden.

"This came after the presidential protection forces opened fire on protesters heading towards the presidential palace in Crater, following the funeral of the bodies of the southern commander Brigadier Muneer al-Yafe`i and a number of soldiers, who were killed in an attack on the Al-Jalaa camp last Thursday.", Local sources and residents said.

Participants in the protest said, the Presidential Protection Forces fired at protesters chanting anti-government slogans as they attempted to approach the entrance to Hoqqat, where Al-Maasheeq area is located.

Local sources reported close to Hoqqat, Crater, an area where the presidential palace is located that the shooting continues to this moment, amid deployment the Presidential Protection Forces.

The correspondent of the "Debriefer" international news agency reported that the warplanes of the Joint Arab Coalition Forces, led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, flew heavily over the city of Aden during the funeral ceremony, while southern security forces deployed in different parts of the country in conjunction with the clashes in the old city of Aden.

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