The leadership of the local authority in the governorate of Socotra, "southern Yemen", called Tuesday evening, the Saudi forces to stop the attempt of the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) "to plunge the Socotra community into fighting and conflict."
According to media sources, the local authority in Socotra said that "the STC attempts to drag the governorate into chaos and riots will be faced by the army."
"The acts of the reckless transitional in the province are a clear violation and violate what was committed to it.", the sources affirmed.
Earlier on Tuesday, gunmen of Southern Transitional Council stormed the headquarters of the local authority in Socotra and hoisted the separation flags on its walls.
"The government forces retook a government headquarters in Socotra after its fall, on Tuesday, in the hands of the transitional gunmen.", A local source said.