Yemen’s army imposes full control over Saada’s Al-Zaher directorate

Yemen’s army imposes full control over Saada’s Al-Zaher directorate
According to the source, dozens of Houthis were killed, including high ranking field commanders. (File/AFP)
Updated 01 September 2018

Yemen’s army imposes full control over Saada’s Al-Zaher directorate

Yemen’s army imposes full control over Saada’s Al-Zaher directorate
  • According to the source, dozens of Houthis were killed, including high ranking field commanders
  • The army launched artillery raids targeting Houthi reinforcements sent to Sufyan directorate in an effort to retake strategic sites it had lost

DUBAI: Yemen’s army, backed by the Arab Coalition, took full control of Al-Zaher directorate, north-west of Saada province, after a large-scale military operation, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported.
A military source told the Yemeni Ministry of Defense’s official website, September 26, that the army fully liberated Al-Zaher following clashes with the Houthi militia.
According to the source, dozens of Houthis were killed, including high ranking field commanders.
Elsewhere, the army launched artillery raids targeting Houthi reinforcements sent to Sufyan directorate in an effort to retake strategic sites it had lost.