Houthi clashes with Yemeni tribes leave 45 dead in Hajjah 

Houthi clashes with Yemeni tribes leave 45 dead in Hajjah 
Yemeni tribesmen from the Popular Resistance Committees, who support forces loyal to the Saudi-backed Yemen president, fire towards Shiite Huthi rebels at Nihm district, on the eastern edges of the capital Sanaa, on February 2, 2018. (File/AFP)
Updated 23 February 2019

Houthi clashes with Yemeni tribes leave 45 dead in Hajjah 

Houthi clashes with Yemeni tribes leave 45 dead in Hajjah 

Clashes between the Houthi militias and Yemeni tribes intensified on Saturday in Hajjah, sources to Al Arabiya reported.

Tribal sources confirmed that fierce battles led to the killing of at least 45 Houthi fighters.

Meanwhile, coalition jets targeted a gathering of militias in a school, killing and wounding dozens and destroying a weapons store.

Clashes between the tribesmen and Houthis have been ongoing since January, sources say.