Four Yemeni soldiers killed in Houthi attacks

SANAA, 19 June 2022, (TON): Yemen’s Defense Ministry said “four Yemeni army soldiers were killed and 17 more wounded in the latest wave of Houthi attacks in three days.”

He added “a further blow to the UN-brokered truce.”

The ministry said that the Houthis violated the truce 288 times, Wednesday and Thursday in former flaring battlefields across the country.

It added “Yemeni forces pushed back many attempts by the Houthis to seize control of new areas and came under drone and missile attacks by the Houthis in the provinces of Hodeidah, Taiz, Marib, Hajjah, Jouf and Dhale.”

Most of the Houthi attacks 80 violations occurred in the contested Hays district in Hodeidah province followed by 65 violations in Taiz where the Houthis attacked government troops with explosives-rigged drones and medium and heavy machine guns, killing four soldiers and wounding 17.

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