Two Houthi commanders killed in Yemen

Yemen's network Masdar Online said the fighters attacked the convoy on Saturday in Adeen area and that other insurgents were also killed or wounded.

Yemeni national resistance fighters killed two Houthi field commanders close to the group’s top leader in an ambush in the central region.

The resistance fighters ambushed the two commanders riding in a convoy with other coup rebels on a rugged road West of the central town of Ibb.

Yemen’s network Masdar Online said the fighters attacked the convoy on Saturday in Adeen area and that other insurgents were also killed or wounded.

Quoting military sources, it said the resistance men carried out the ambush after watching rebel movements in that area for five days.

The network did not identify the two commanders killed in the ambush but said they are close to the Houthi leader Abdul Malik Al Houthi.

“The ambush was followed with heavy fighting for nearly half an hour. Two field commanders close to Abdul Malik Al Houthi were killed while several other rebels were also killed or wounded in the clashes,” the report said.

It noted that the ambush coincided with a major offensive by the national army and resistance, backed by Arab coalition air forces, against the insurgents in the Southwestern town of Taiz. Reports from Yemen said the army and resistance have seized many areas and that the Houthis and their allies continued to retrea

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