Yemeni official: Military forms threaten Socotra
6/25/2019 5:47:00 PM
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Alsahwa Net- Socotra Governor Ramzi Mahrous has said that the military forms which have been recently created in Socotra pose threats to people of Socotra.
In a meeting with tribal leaders and dignitaries, Mahrous affirmed that “Socotra is currently is gonging through a critical conjuncture”, urging all people of Socotra to shoulder their responsibility and stand against such threats surrounding the governorate.
He spelt out that some bodies are recruiting youth and children to work as outlaws and militias.
Meanwhile, Yemen coastline forces last Tuesday managed to thwart a sabotage act in Socotra port.
Socotra’s’ local authorities have spelt out that sabotage elements of what is called “the security belt” on Tuesday assaulted Socotra port and clashed with the coastline forces tasked to secure the port.
In a statement, the authorities affirmed that these elements were defeated and forced to flee, pointing out that the port is now under the control of government forces.
On Tuesday, outlaws tried to attack Governor of Socotra Ramzy Mahrous and Fishery Resource Minister Fahad Kafayen in Socotra after Mahrous vowed to prevent any attempt to destabilize Socotra, stressing that Socotra’s population refuse any military forms outside the Yemeni army.