SANA'AA--Backed by the popular resistance and the Arab
coalition forces, the Yemen's national army have been advancing on the
southwestern front along the Lahij Governorate to the first border areas of the
The local sources in the region said
there has been disarray in the ranks of the Houthi militia and Saleh group amid
reports they were fleeing from the battlefields.
They added that the disarray came after
the national army on Tuesday evening tightened full control over Al Sharaijah
area and its environs, and captured dozens of the Houthi militia and Saleh
group forces. Meanwhile, the national army and the popular resistance through
the air force coverage of the Arab coalition managed to overcome the danger of
mines and advanced rapidly in the first areas of Taiz Governorate.
The sources said that the legitimate
forces backed by Apache gunships pounded the defense lines of the Houthi rebels
on the southwestern front. They could advance further with the support of the
jetfighters to the areas bordering Taiz on the eastern gate of the city.
The reports said that the dozens of
militia surrendered to the forces of the national army in the region, adding
that many of them who gave their weapons, were mostly children.