YEMEN Press Agency

Yemeni army seizes strategic Nufan Mount in Bayda

BAYDA, July 17 (YPA) – The Yemeni army forces on Tuesday were able to seize wide areas in the strategic Nufan Mountain and other sites in Bayda province, a military official told Yemen Press Agency.

The army’s control came after a large-scale offensive carried out against sites of the so-called al-Qaeda organization and Daesh in the mountain and in al-Qurishyah area, according to the official.

The attack resulted in many dead and wounded among the al-Qaeda and Daeash militants, he added.