Aden (Debriefer) - At least 70 Houthi militants were killed on Thursday in Taiz and Marib governorates, the Yemeni official government troops said.
No less than 40 Houthi fighters were killed by the national army in the western edges of Marib governorate, military sources said.
Backed by tribesmen, the national army foiled a suicide advance towards al-Mashjah and al-Kasara fronts attempted early on Thursday by Houthi militants, who were forced to retreat the sources added in remarks carried by the army-run 26september.net.
The Saudi-led coalition aircraft targeted Houthi reinforcements in the two fronts, leaving human and ordnance losses, according to the sources.
In Taiz fierce fighting early on the Eid day, Thursday, between the national army and Houthi forces left 37 Houthi fighters killed, military source told the Aden-based Saba.
The government troops fended off a Houthi attack targeting the Air Defense camp in the northwestern part of Taiz city, leaving 12 Houthis killed and others injured.
The western front of Maqbana, a district of Taiz governorate, also saw violent confrontations that left nearly 25 Houthis killed and others injured, the government-run new agency added.
No comments have immediately issued by the Houthi group.