YEMEN Press Agency

Armed clashes resume in Abyan

ABYAN, Aug. 6 (YPA) – The armed clashes resumed on Thursday between the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC)’s militias militants of the “Islah Party” in Abyan province, southern Yemen.

Local sources in the province reported that violent explosions were heard as a result of the exchange of artillery shelling between the two sides on Sheikh Salem and al-Tareya fronts, east of Zenjbar city, the capital of the province.


The clashes came after a pause during the past days, with the continuing military build-up by the two sides to the Abyan front.