Yemeni troops advance to Al-Hays under air cover from UAE Armed Forces

Mon 08-01-2018 14:10 PM

MOCHA, Yemen, 8th January, 2018 (WAM) — Yemeni troops are continuing to advance towards Al-Hays in the coastal province of Hodeida, heavily backed by Arab Coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia. The UAE Air Force has provided cover for the troops, cutting the supply line of the Iranian-backed Houthi coup militias between Taiz and Hodeidah, south of Al-Hays.

The forces are advancing towards farms adjacent to a line between Hays and Taiz.

UAE forces have secured the road, cutting the supply route of the Houthi-Iranian militias and capturing dozens of militia personnel while regaining control of a number of villages in the region. A number of tanks and military vehicles were also captured.

WAM/Rasha Abubaker/Nour Salman


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