Army changes battle from defense to attack, attains victories & advances in various fronts, army spokesman said
The official spokesman of the Yemeni armed forces, Brig. Gen. Abdu Mujali confirmed that the army troops and popular resistance backed by Arab coalition continue to advance on various fronts amid major collapse among the Iran-backed Houthi militia’s ranks.
Brig. Gen. Mujali explained in a statement to September Net that the army is making progress and changed the course of battles from the stage of defense to the stage of attack on different fronts, which led to the liberation of many sites and also to heavy losses among militia’s ranks.
He said ” this progress came in response to the Houthi escalation in bombing civilians’ houses , residential areas and vital and economic facilities.
“The army troops backed by Arab coalition warplanes have taken control of many important positions in Al-Bayda province amid major collapse among militia’s ranks,” Brig. Mujali said.
In Al-Jawf province, Mujali explained that the army launched a large-scale offensive from several directions on sites of Houthi rebels , recapturing the entire Al-Labanat area and continuing to advance towards the city of Al-Hazm..
In Serwah western Marib, the spokesman of the armed forces indicated that progress is continuing, stressing the liberation of new positions and approaching the Market of Serwah.
He pointed out that the failure of the militia pushed them to continue firing rockets on Marib city, targeting civilians, and bombing vital and economic facilities, including Safar oil pumping station of the pipeline in Serwah, considering the attack as a war crime according to international humanitarian law.
The new progress came in response to the escalations of the Houthi rebels in Taiz including shelling the women’s section in the central prison with mortars, killing seven women, including a child who was visiting her mother, and injured dozens of women, he said.
In Nihm front eastern Sana’a province, the spokesman confirmed that the army launched an attack on Houthi militia’s positions and made progress in several areas and inflicted the militia heavy losses in life and combat vehicles.