Yemen army scores crucial gains in Taiz
1/8/2017 8:55:00 PM
The Yemeni army backed by the Arab coalition launched on Saturday a military campaign aiming to liberate the eastern coasts of Yemen. This campaign was called "the gold spear".
Local sources told Alsahwah Net that the army took over a camp and other strategic positions, affirming that forces of the Houthis retreated in different coastal positions.
The sources affirmed that huge military reinforcements were brought to Bab Elmandab from the southern port city of Aden, citing that they included tanks, artilleries, gun machines and armored personnel carriers.
This military campaign aims to secure the coastal line from al-Makha to Bab Elmandab and cut the military supplies provided to the Houthis through these coasts. It also aims to secure the international navigation line.
Commander of the Fourth Military Region Fadhal Hassan has revealed that the Yemeni army received modern weaponry from the Saudi-led Arab Coalition.
Hassan spelt out that these weapons will help the Yemeni army implement its future plans and liberate large swaths from militias of the Houthis and Saleh.
Hassan stressed that these quantum weapons will enable the army to liberate cities, pointing out that the putschists suffer of differences and disintegration .
He reiterated that the army made gains during the past weeks, indicating that it will advance to liberate the city of Taiz during the next few days.