Bitter fighting between the Yemeni National Army and the Houthis continued in the northeastern governorate of Ma’rib, while the fighting forced large numbers of civilians to flee to other parts of the governorate. .
The Yemeni Army media center said a number of Houthis were killed or wounded yesterday, Sunday, when military forces repelled attempts to infiltrate their forces into one of the sites. military personnel in the area of Al-Mashjah in the district of Sarwah, west of the governorate of Ma’rib. Read also Sabotage war … another aspect of the conflict between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council in Shabwa Currency, universities and passport. Why Yemenis Fear the Separation Between Aden and Sana’a Worsens Brookings Article: Yemen Won’t Return to One or Two States
The military added that violent clashes erupted in Serwah alongside heavy bombardment by Saudi-Emirati coalition warplanes.
For their part, the Houthi media reported only about 16 coalition airstrikes that targeted locations in the Al-Mashjah area of Marib, without further details.
Hundreds of fighters on both sides have been killed and wounded in the weeks-long battles in Marib despite international calls for a ceasefire and a political process leading to an end to the war.
Since last February, Houthi militants have launched a full-scale attack on the town of Marib in an attempt to control the last stronghold of the Yemeni government in the north of the country, but they have not made significant progress due to the resistance. demonstrated by government forces and coalition strikes, according to the Associated Press.
Along with the battles of Ma’rib, dozens of Houthi militants and the national army have been killed in the past two days in new clashes in the southwestern city of Taiz, besieged by the Houthis for years.
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Number of displaced people
On the other hand, the Executive Unit for the Management of IDP Camps in Ma’rib Governorate said it recorded the displacement of more than 24,000 people during the period from February 6 to April 16.
She added that they had been moved to alternative camps due to increased fighting near their camps and exposure to Houthi bombing. Publicity
The IDP Camp Management Unit called on the international community and humanitarian organizations to pressure the Houthis to stop their attacks and move urgently to provide the necessary relief to the displaced.
The United Nations and several countries had warned of a large-scale humanitarian disaster, in light of attempts by the Houthis to advance in Marib governorate, which includes large numbers of displaced people.