News from Aden: Yemeni government officials said on the 3rd that there were armed conflicts between government forces and Houthi armed forces in the southwestern Taiz province that day.
At least 15 Houthi armed forces The personnel were killed.
An official of the Yemeni government army who did not want to be named said in an interview that government forces and Houthi armed forces clashed fiercely in several areas in northern Taiz province that day.
The exchange of fire lasted for several hours and the government troops killed 15 A Houthi armed man, wounded several people. Five people were killed and several injured in government forces.
The Houthis have not yet responded to this.
Taiz Province is adjacent to the Red Sea and has the only port through which the Houthi armed forces can communicate with the outside world. Its gains and losses are directly related to whether the multinational coalition led by
Saudi Arabia and the Yemeni government forces can block the Houthi armed forces in a true sense.
Yemeni government forces have been fighting the Houthis in the east, west and north of Taiz Province.
The central area of Taiz, the capital of the province, has been controlled by government forces.
In September 2014, the Houthis in Yemen seized the capital Sana’a and then occupied southern Yemen.
In March 2015, Saudi Arabia and other countries launched a military operation code-named “Decisive Storm” against the Houthis.
In December 2018, under the mediation of the United Nation
Yemeni government and the Houthis reached an agreement on important issues such as the
Hudaydah ceasefire and the exchange of prisoners of war, but soon the two sides accused each other of breaking the ceasefire agreement.