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Yemeni Army Announces Killing 600 Coup Militiamen

Yemeni Army Announces Killing 600 Coup Militiamen

Saturday, 4 November, 2017 - 18:00
Houthi militants in the northwestern province of Saada, June 4, 2013, Reuters

The Yemeni National Army announced last night that more than 600 Houthi militia elements were killed and wounded during last week in the northern governorates of the country and east of Sana'a.

The official website of the army, "September Net" in a report said that these elements fell in the qualitative military operations of the National Army forces, backed by the Arab Alliance strikes.

The report pointed out that among the dead, at least 22 field leaders, most of them fell in the provinces of Jawf and Hajjah north of the country and east of Sana'a.

More so, Arab coalition forces hit Souq Allaf in north Saada province in Yemen. The military raid targeted a missile base, killing Iranian experts and leaders linked to Houthi and ousted Saleh’s militia, reported Yemeni media.

The Houthi militias claimed that the raids targeted civilians at Souq Allaf at the province of Saada, early on Wednesday.

The sources confirmed the killing of Iranian experts, and military leaders in the so-called missile force belonging to the Houthis and Saleh’s militia.

Yemeni news sites reported that the head of the Houthi missile unit, Qais Ali al-Qamantar, was killed in the raids targeting a building in which he was located next to the popular market in the Sahar Directorate in the center of Saada.

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