Local news

Sat - 10 Apr 2021 - 12:17 AM ،،،

 Under the auspices of the Arab Coalition Command, a prisoner swap was achieved successfully in Abyan on Friday, between the Southern Transitional Council and the Islah party's militias, the military arm of Muslim Brotherhood organization within Yemen's legitimacy.

According to military officials, the exchange process took place in Sheikh Salem area of Abyan province where 12 southern soldiers were released from Brotherhood-run prisons in Shabwa governorate in return for 5 militants captured in battles of Abyan.

It's worth mentioning that one of the southern prisoners had been taken to hospital in Aden in critical condition due to maltreatment in Shabwa's Brotherhood-run prison.

All the released southern prisoners were officially received by the leadership of the Southern Transitional Council in Aden.