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Yemen forces kill 25 Houthi rebels in ambush


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

05th Apr, 2020. 10:22 pm
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25 Houthi rebels have been killed in Yemen while several others wounded during an armed ambush by the government forces.

The state’s News Agency, Saba reported that the government forces lured groups of the Houthi rebels into a well-prepared armed ambush in Sirwah district located in the western part of Marib.

Last month, Yemen’s Houthi rebels stepped up its military activity and carried out all-out offensives against the oil-rich province of Marib.

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Earlier on March 30, The Saudi King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) removed 1,781 mines and other explosive devices planted by Houthis in Yemen, state news agency SPA reported.

The latest demining project finished during the last week of March – KSRelief has so far removed 156,021 mines.

Earlier in March, the United Nations said Houthis had blocked half of their aid delivery programs in Yemen.

The Iran-backed group has made granting access to areas under their control contingent on a flurry of conditions that aid agencies reject, in part because it would give the Houthis greater sway over who receives aid, documents and interviews show.

 

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