Army’s spokesman: National Army keeps progressing, Houthis continue shelling civilians
National Army Spokesperson Brigadier Abdu Mujali said during a press Conference held Thursday in Marib Province, the Army forces have made new advances in Multiple warfronts, liberating new positions in Sa’ada, Al-Jawf and Hajjah provinces.
Brig. Mujali stated the army forces stationed in Sa’ada province launched a surprise attack on militia’s positions, resulted in the liberation of the mountain range of Al-Shamih and other surrounded hills.
“the army also liberated the strategic Mountain of Alsen in Ketaf district and the International Route connected between the Baqem District and city of Sa’ada “, said Mujali.
In Hajjah province, dozens of militia members were killed, injured and captured as the they tried to attack positions and villages under the control of the tribesmen, he mentioned.
“The Tribesmen of Hajoor recaptured also a great deal of weapons and ammunition”.
Houthis’ crimes against civilians
The Spokesman revealed that the Houthi militia violated the cease-fire truce in Hodeida 760 times since the truce went into effect on December 18, 2018 up to June 31, 2019
Brig. Mujali said the Houthi militia has been imposing a strict siege on the areas in Koushar in Hajjah province , shelling residential neighborhoods with all kinds of weapons, moreover they bombed the only medical center in the area and prevent any of the injured to be taken to the Medical center of the province..
Nine Internally Displaced Persons ( IDP) including women and children were killed and 30 others wounded in a new terror attack launched by Houthi militia in Yemen’s northwestern province of Hajjah on Saturday.
The Houthi rebels fired Katyusha rockets on a camp for displaced people in villages of Shulaila and Bani al-Haddad in Haradh District.
Despite the ceasefire, Houthi insurgents continued shelling the densely populated areas in Hodeidah, including hospitals and schools, most recently the bombing of Khawla School in Hays district south of Hodeidah, Mujali pointed out.
“And not only the militia bombed schools and hospitals, but bombed the homes of citizens in the city of Hays and Tohaita and also targeting Grain Mills in the Red Sea, which provide food for more than 3 million Yemenis.”