Aden, Sana’a (Al-Ittihad, Agencies)
The Yemeni army, backed by tribal fighters and the coalition aircraft to support legitimacy, continued to liberate new strategic sites and heights between the districts of “Al-Zahir” and Al-Bayda, and to liberate the “Nati’ front” in Al-Bayda governorate, amid the flight of militia leaders and their families from the city towards Dhamar governorate.
Field sources confirmed the completion of securing the strategic triangle and Mount Al-Jamagim in the “Al-Zahir” district and the liberation of the “Ali and Al-Salam” mountains in the Al-Bayda district. The sources added that the confrontations, which began in the early hours of yesterday morning, are still continuing amid a widespread collapse and great human and material losses among the Iranian-backed militias.
The sources indicated that the groups of the coup militias fled from the targeted sites, leaving behind weapons and quantities of various ammunition. The Yemeni army also launched a lightning attack targeting sites and fortifications where militias are stationed on the Nata front, north of Al-Bayda.
A military source said: “The attack targeted Houthi sites in the files of Ashar, Jabal Al-Kabir and the people of Bahwas,” stressing that the battle resulted in the death of more than 11 Houthis and the wounding of others.
He added that the army’s artillery targeted gatherings and fortifications of the Houthi militias in separate locations on the front, and inflicted losses on them in lives and equipment, including the destruction of a military kit and the killing of those on board.
This comes less than 24 hours after the Yemeni army and tribal fighters liberated the center of the “Al-Zahir” district from the Houthi militia, after the siege was imposed on it from all directions. Preparations are underway to storm the center of Al-Bayda governorate from two axes, the western axis from the “Al-Zahir” district, while the eastern axis from the direction of the Al-Soma district, which witnessed the launch of military operations to liberate Al-Bayda last Friday.
The supervisors and leaders of the Houthi militias in the city of Al-Bayda live in a state of confusion and panic with the rapid advance of the army and tribal fighters towards the city. Local residents said that supervisors and leaders of the Houthi militia were seen fleeing with their families towards Dhamar Governorate, after the recent developments in the governorate. The sources confirmed that the Houthis transferred prisoners and detainees from the central prison and the rest of the detention centers in the city of Al-Bayda to their prisons and detention centers in Dhamar Governorate.
In turn, the official spokesman of the Yemeni armed forces, Brigadier General Abdo Majali, reviewed yesterday, in a press briefing, the overall victories achieved by the Yemeni army over the Houthi militia on the fronts of Al-Bayda and Marib.
He stated that the army forces and tribal fighters were able to liberate and secure the center of the “Al-Zahir” district, and the areas of “Al-Khalwa and Al-Rawdah” and the continued progress and proximity to liberate and secure the city of Al-Bayda, referring to the state of panic that afflicted the Houthi militia, whose leaders and members fled the battlefield, to the city of Dhamar. and the capital, Sanaa.
He continued, “The battles on the Al-Zaher front resulted in the death and injury of dozens of militia members, while the army’s defenses managed to shoot down an explosive drone whose aim was to kill civilians in those areas,” adding that “the army forces recovered heavy, light and medium weapons from the militias’ grip.” Including two BMP vehicles and a variety of ammunition and ammunition.” He stressed that the Houthi militia, in addition to its human loss, the army destroyed many of its equipment, including military crews carrying weapons and ammunition.
Brigadier General Majali said that the army forces achieved other victories in the “Hazmieh” front, in the “Al-Soma’a” district, adjacent to the Al-Bayda district, where they carried out surprise attacks on the militia sites, and were able to liberate a number of strategic sites in the district, the most important of which are the sites of Mount Al-Jamajim. The strategic, and the sites of “Wafa, Al-Sus, Shabakat Dhi Madhahi, Al-Sharada, Shawkan Mountains, Al-Shajara, Shaba’a, Al-Madhahi Village, and Al Doman.” He added: “Units of the army managed on Tuesday to liberate other sites in the Hazmieh front, which are the site of Birm, Al-Sad and Al-Mashar School,” noting that progress is continuing towards “Al-Dahaki.”
He stressed the continuation of the battles, which he said that the army and tribal fighters are waging with high morale, achieving victories, field progress, and gains on the ground. He added: “Our forces are on the outskirts of the city of Al-Bayda, near the main asphalt line, which connects the city of Al-Bayda and the Mukayras district.”
Brigadier General Majali also reviewed the militias’ losses on the “Al-Soma’a” fronts, which were divided between large human and material losses in the destruction of their combat equipment.
In this context, he pointed out that the aircraft of the coalition to support legitimacy carried out focused raids on the sites and gatherings of the terrorist Houthi militia, in the Al-Malajim District. Brigadier-General Majali stated that the extensive military operations that the army is waging in the districts of Al-Bayda, were accompanied by successful raids against the Houthi militias, on the “Natea” front, which also inflicted the militias with multiple losses.