YEMEN Press Agency

Clashes erupt between Shaban elite, people in Bayda

BAYDA, March 22 (YPA) – Clashes erupted on Friday in the central province of Bayda between citizens and militias known as the “Shaban elite” supported by the UAE.

Media sources said that the clashes broke out after the arrival of elements of the so-called Shabab elite, to Maswara district, east of Bayda, where fierce fighting erupted with the people who reject the presence of these militias.

According to sources, clashes resulted in the deaths and injuries on both sides, and this is the first time the Shaban elite comes to Bayda.

The elite launched several attacks on tribes in Shabwa and resulted in the deaths and injuries on both sides during the past months.