Local news

Wed - 16 Sep 2020 - 01:01 AM ،،،

 The joint southern forces repulsed on Tuesday, an attack launched on their positions by the Iran-backed Houthi militia on Karesh front in the northwest of Lahj governorate.

Military field sources reported that the southern forces managed to foil a surprise attack conducted on the southern locations in Habil Hanash area in the western parts of al-Musaimir district.

The attack followed by violent clashes between the two sides, involving the use of medium and heavy weapons, that ended in the defeat of the Houthis, inflicting heavy human losses on the attackers, the same sources added.

On Monday, fierce fighting involving the use of heavy weapons erupted between the two sides in the north of Lahj province after an attempt carried out by the Houthis to infiltrate into the liberated southern areas on al-Shurija front.

It's worth mentioning that the fighting on the fronts between Lahj and Taiz resumed after months of cautious calm.