YEMEN Press Agency

Yemeni army tightens screws on coalition, reaches outskirts of Marib

MARIB, Sep. 18 (YPA) – The Yemeni army forces backed the popular committees managed on Friday to impose their full control over the most important strategic sites on the outskirts of Marib city, a military official told Yemen Press Agency.

The army and popular committees ware able to clear the strategic Hilan junction and al-Dhiqu area on the outskirts of the city, inflicting Saudi-led coalition mercenaries heavy losses in lives and gear, the official explained.

He indicated that most of the coalition recruits fled on board a number of military vehicles towards the city, leaving a large amount of gear and equipment as spoils for the army.