Yemeni army liberates new area in Taiz from Houthi grip

Yemeni army liberates new area in Taiz from Houthi grip
Yemeni fighters loyal to the Saudi-backed Yemeni president riding in the back of a pickup truck past a mosque. (AFP)
Updated 26 May 2018

Yemeni army liberates new area in Taiz from Houthi grip

Yemeni army liberates new area in Taiz from Houthi grip

DUBAI: The Yemeni National Army liberated the Wadi Al-Jisr area, west of Taiz, following violent confrontations with the Iran-backed Houthi militia on Saturday, Saudi state-news channel Al-Ekhbariya reported.
The official Yemeni news agency quoted a military source as saying that “the confrontations led to the liberation of Wadi Al-Jisr, west of Taiz, during which the militias suffered heavy losses in men and equipment.”
In the same context, the Yemeni army forces foiled a Houthi on the army’s air defense positions.