Yemeni army finds Houthi underground communication network in Saada

A screen grab from a video showing the national army inspecting the underground Houthi network in Saada. (Courtesy: Twitter/@Damajalsunna)
Updated 14 September 2018
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Yemeni army finds Houthi underground communication network in Saada

  • Houthi militias used this secret underground network to carry out its hostile operations
  • Sectarian leaflets and pictures of the Houthi leaders were also found

The Yemeni army found operation and communication underground chambers on Thursday belonging to the Iranian-backed Houthi militia in the Kataf district of Saada province in northern Yemen, Saudi State TV Al-Ekhbariya reported.

“The army found operation and communication chambers as they progressed in the field in the Bujbara Valley,” Brigadier General Raddad Al-Hashemi said.

“They were underground and connected to a mountain cave, consisting of 5 rooms, each room was carrying out specific hostile tasks,” he added.  

“The Houthi militias used this secret underground network to carry out its hostile operations and to communicate with its elements in various locations, as well as to hold meetings,” Al-Hashemi said.

He explained that inside the rooms wireless communication devices were found along a number of signs used by the militias to communicate between elements.

Sectarian leaflets and pictures of the Houthi leaders were also found.

 


Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan in UAE on state visit

Updated 20 September 2018
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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan in UAE on state visit

Pakistan’s new prime minister, former cricket player Imran Khan, has visited the United Arab Emirates on his first official overseas trip, after concluding a state visit to Saudi Arabia.

Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi held talks on Wesdneday Khan on regional and international issues of mutual interest as well as ways to enhance bilateral ties.

While in Saudi Arabia, Khan met with King Salman at a luncheon at Al-Salam Palace.