Houthi militias escalate their atrocities against civilians in Hodeida
The Iranian-backed Houthi militias are escalating their military operations and human rights violations against civilians in Hodeida city on daily basis.
The militias on Sunday shelled positions of the army forces in Al-Amalika brigades in the Directorate of Tahita with all types of weapon including artillery and tank shells.
The rebels have been breaching the UN-sponsored cease fire in the city since it started last December.
In the meantime, the militia carried out mass arrests against dozens of citizens and human rights activists in the districts of Zabid and Beit al-Faqih under the pretext of supporting the legitimate government.
The rebels also deployed new military checkpoints from where they abducted a number of people and search for others. However, the whereabouts of the abductees still unknown to their relatives.
Meanwhile, a woman and a man were shot by Houthi militias’ snipers east of the Hais District, south of Hodeidah. The victims are in life-threatening conditions as their injuries are deadly.
The militias also shelled the house Mahjub Magari with mortars, causing a serious injury to an elderly woman in the same directorate.