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Massive offensives against the coalition on the West Coast Front

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The US backed -Saudi-led coalition’s forces suffered heavy losses in lives and equipment in military operations by the Yemeni army forces in various areas of fighting on the West Coast Front.


A military source said that specialized units carried out an offensive operation on the positions and fortifications of the coalition forces west of the Directorate of Tahita, in which they killed and injured a number of troopers and paid fighters, and destroyed two military tanks, one ,carrying a machine gun.


According to the source, the engineering unit targeted two armored vehicles with improvised explosive devices, which led to the destruction, killing and wounding of those on board in the Moshaj district of Al-Khokha Directorate.


The source pointed out that they managed to destroy three military tanks, one of them with an improvised explosive device in the area of ​​Al-Fayza and two were destroyed west of the market of Hiran.

The 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.

 

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