Yemeni army kills Houthi commander in Al-Dhale province

Yemeni army kills Houthi commander in Al-Dhale province
The UN has described the situation in Yemen as the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. (File/AFP)
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Updated 15 January 2020

Yemeni army kills Houthi commander in Al-Dhale province

Yemeni army kills Houthi commander in Al-Dhale province
  • Clashes also erupted between Yemeni forces and Houthis in northwest of the Qataba district
  • The clashes lasted for hours and resulted in casualties among the militia

DUBAI: The Yemeni army bombed Houthi reinforcements west of Al-Dhale province, killing five militants including a commander, state news agency SPA reported on Wednesday.

Clashes also erupted between Yemeni forces and Houthis in northwest of the Qataba district, which lasted for hours and resulted in casualties among the militia.

The conflict in Yemen, started with 2014 takeover of Sanaa by the Houthis, drove out the government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi.

The UN has described the situation in Yemen as the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.