More than 20 gunmen killed and wounded in clashes between 'Joint Forces' and Houthi militia in Hodeidah

More than 20 gunmen killed and wounded in clashes between 'Joint Forces' and Houthi militia in Hodeidah


Four members of the joint forces loyal to the coalition were killed and six were injured, and about seven others were killed and 10 others were injured in clashes and mutual shelling over the past few hours on the outskirts of the western Yemeni city of Hodeidah.

A military source told Al-Masdar Online that Houthi militias shelled 120-caliber and 82-caliber mortars and Howitzer  positions east of al-Saleh city, targeting soldiers with 12.7-caliber, 14.5-caliber machine guns and snipers.

The joint forces (Brigadier General Tariq Saleh's forces, giants' forces, and Al-Tuhami brigades), units formed from different-oriented resistance fighters taking part in hostilities against Houthi militias on the west coast, agreed to form a unified collective command linked to the coalition forces (UAE) And Saudi Arabia) on the west coast.

Houthi militias intensified shelling with mortars and machine guns on Saturday afternoon on the positions of joint forces loyal to the Arab coalition in the east of al-Drihimi district, adjacent to the city of Hodeidah.

On Saturday, Houthi militias also tightened their shelling with mortars, B10, RBG shells, doshka and bika cannons, the positions of the joint forces east and north of the District of Hees in the south of the province.

In a related context, the "Joint Forces" managed to repel an infiltration attempt by Houthi militias accompanied by heavy artillery shelling in the early hours of Saturday morning east of the Tahita district south of Hodeidah.


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