YEMEN Press Agency

Aden city witnesses clashes between STC factions

ADEN, April 6 (YPA) – Fierce clashes erupted on Monday between armed factions of the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) militia in the port city of Aden, southern Yemen.

According to local sources in Aden, the clashes, in which medium and heavy weapons were used, came against the background of a conflict between the militia leaders over a land piece belonging to the air defense forces in Bir Fadhl area.

The sources explained that the conflict took place between a faction of the militias led by Musleh al-Tharhani and another commander in the so-called “Amaliqa Brigades”, amid both sides’ claims of owning the land.