YEMEN Press Agency

Sanaa imposes its complete siege on city of Marib

MARIB, Feb. 23 (YPA) – The Yemeni army forces continued to advance militarily against the Saudi-led coalition forces in Marib province, imposing complete siege on Marib city, private sources in the province said.

The sources said that fierce battles broke out between the army and the coalition forces in the northeastern front of the city of Marib, adding that the coalition forces brought in reinforcements from Islah party militants and al-Qaeda members in Hadramout province.

The sources indicated that the army were able to clear and take control over al-Nadhud front, advancing towards the coalition camp in Al-Bairaq, which is the eastern garrison of the city.

The army bombed “Al-Bairaq” camp, which is becoming under the army’s firepower, with artillery and missiles, according to sources.

The sources emphasized that achievement made by the army in Marib comes to impose the siege on the coalition forces into the city from all sides.