Big losses amid the coalition at the hands of Yemeni army forces in Hodeidah




Military sources in the province of Hodeidah said that the Yemeni amry forces, backed by the tribes of Tihama ,carried out a major process of encircling the groups of US backed -Saudi-led coalition forces and paid fightersin the area of ​​Drehami ,West Coast Front.

The sources explained that the army forces have been able ,during the last hours , to the destroy Tkrtal and 2 military tanks and a number of mechanisms while repelling the advance of the coalition towards the city of Drehemi, and forced them to retreat, while the remaining of them escaped, leaving behind dozens of dead and wounded.

The source pointed to the artillery support unit that launched dozens of missiles on a large gathering of the paid fighters in the same front, hittings their targets accurately, leaving dozens of dead and wounded, including leaders.

The artillery force shelled this afternoon gatherings of the coalition forces and paid fighters ,east of the Directorate of Tahita on the West Coast Front, resulting in the damage of a military tank ‘while two paid fighters were shot dead in shooting operations in the same axis.

The US-Saudi-led coalition  launched an offensive on Hudaydah on 12 June in the largest battle of the war that the United Nations fears risks triggering a famine in Yemen where an estimated 8.4 million people are on the verge of starvation. Recently, It has been paused for peace talks, but no deal has been struck leaving Yemenis pessimistic over a viable political process.

Abdulmalik al-Houthi, the leader of the Houthi(Ansarallah)  movement, which is the main force that faces the coallition, said on a TV speech ,” The decision of invading the Yemeni ,western coast, has been taken and adopted by the United States of America,noting that the Saudis are trying to abolish Yemen’s freedom,” stressing that it was the people of Yemen’s right to defend their country.

The Bab el-Mandab Strait, which is the southern entrance to the Red Sea, is one of the world’s key shipping lanes for crude oil and allows crude exports into the European market.

The United Nations said more than 350,000 people have been displaced from the strategic Red Sea port town of Hudaydah in western Yemen since June.Deputy spokesman for the Secretary-General, Farhan Haq, said during a press conference on Monday that violent clashes have erupted in the city over the past few days, especially in the Ad Durayhimi district.He added that emergency humanitarian assistance has already been provided to more than 90 per cent of those displaced.