Yemen's army scores gains in al-Dhale'a
1/31/2017 12:51:00 AM
The Yemeni army backed by the popular resistance in al-Dhala'a governorate managed on Monday to score gains in the aera of Hamak.
Military sources told Alsahwah Net that a number of the Houthis were left killed and wounded after violent clashes.
The sources affirmed that a senior leader of the Houthis, Abu Deyab, was killed, pointing out that a soldier of the Yemen army was killed and another one was wounded.
About 90 Houthis rebels and 19 Yemeni soldiers were killed in confrontations in the town of Mocha and surrounding areas located in the eastern coastal during the past 24 days, medics told AFP.
The medical sources said that al-Olofi Hospital in al-Hudeidah received more than 90 corpses of the Houthis and a number of wounded fighters.
Military sources said that the coastal line linking between al-Hudeidah and Mocha was violently hit by the Arab Coalition's air-fighters.
The sources said the coalition also launched strikes on Mocha and other surrounding positions, affirming that the national army took over a number of streets inside the town.
Meanwhile, Commander of the Fourth Military Region Fadhal Hassan has revealed that Iranian-made weapons were captured in the town of Mocha after it was raided by the Yemeni army.
Hassan said that the included medium weapons, ammunitions and others were seized, pointing out that the military managed to remove all landmines from the town of Mocha.
Meanwhile, military sources affirmed that the Arab Coalition sent military reinforcement to Mocha, pointing out that all western coasts will be liberated.