Yemen army liberates Mount Al-Hodeidah, Al-Astorah in Al-Bayda

Yemen army liberates Mount Al-Hodeidah, Al-Astorah in Al-Bayda
A Yemeni soldier mans a machine gun mounted on a military truck near the Red Sea coast city of al-Mokha, Yemen, in this photo taken on January 23, 2017. (Reuters)
Updated 22 March 2018

Yemen army liberates Mount Al-Hodeidah, Al-Astorah in Al-Bayda

Yemen army liberates Mount Al-Hodeidah, Al-Astorah in Al-Bayda

DUBAI: Yemen’s army and Popular Resistance forces on Wednesday liberated the strategic Al-Hodeidah and Al-Astourah mountains in Al-Bayda after storming the Houthi-held sites, Saudi state TV Al-Ekhbariya reported.
The Yemeni army and Popular Resistance forces also recovered a large cache of Houthi weapons from mount Al-Hodeidah after clashes with the militias. Dozens were killed, including a senior Houthi commander in mount Al-Dhahr and two of his companions, while several others were wounded.
At least 25 Houthis were captured.