| 28 May 2024, Tuesday |

Yemen: Sixty Houthi Insurgents Killed in Marib Clashes

Scores of Houthi militiamen backed by Iran have been killed as fighting intensifies for the northern Yemeni city of Marib, officials said Wednesday.

Sixty Houthi insurgents “were killed — most of them in airstrikes conducted in the last 24 hours — while 18 pro-government troops were killed and dozens injured in clashes over the past 48 hours,” a government military official said.

The figures were confirmed by other military sources.

The fighting has concentrated in the north and west of Marib province.

  • Asharq Al-Awsat