Yemen's Conflict Parties starting this week with remarkable activity ... fierce battles in 4 governorates

Report (Debriefer)
2020-04-19 | Since 2 Year

The parties to the conflict in Yemen began the first days of the week, with violent battles in 4 governorates, using various types of medium and heavy weapons, and with air intervention by Arab coalition fighters jets supporting the Yemeni internationally recognized government.

Clashes between government forces and the Ansar Allah group (Houthis) took place on Saturday, after a short pause, in Al-Bayda Governorate, central Yemen.

The government forces were able to repel the Houthi attack after violent confrontations that lasted for three hours, in the northern Qaniyah front, according to military sources

The sources confirmed the deaths and injuries among the two parties in today's confrontations.

The government forces had announced on Saturday killing and wounding a number of Houthi fighters in clashes in Marib Governorate.

The Ministry of Defense in the legitimate Yemeni government, on its website, "September 26", said that "the Houthi group had pushed, Friday evening, large numbers of its members in an attack on army positions in the Serwah front, west of Marib."

It affirmed that the government forces repelled the attack, killed and wounded the Houthis, destroyed a number of its mechanisms.

The Ministry noted that the Houthis fire artillery shells on army sites on the front lines of Hailan, Al-Makhdara and al-Mashjah in the Serwah District.

The Houthi-run "Al-Masirah" TV reported on Saturday, that coalition fighters jets launched 8 air strikes on the Serwah district, and six air strikes on the Majzar district, northwest of Marib Governorate.

Al-Masirah pointed out that the coalition warplanes launched two air strikes on "Al-Dhaher district southwest of Saada, and an air strike on the Khub Washa'af district east of Al-Jawf border governorate."

The Saudi-led Arab coalition announced on 9 April a comprehensive ceasefire in Yemen for a period of two weeks, renewable, but that decision was not implemented in practice.

Meanwhile, the military spokesman of the Houthi group tweeted Saturday evening, that his group "was able to repel two large-scale creeps' first towards the Majzar district of Marib Governorate, which lasted for several hours.

He continued: "The second creep towards the Khub Washa'af district in Al-Jawf governorate."

Saree confirmed that the creeps had been reppelled, several armored vehicles destroyed, causing dozens of dead and wounded among the government forces as they were unable to make any progress.


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