YEMEN Press Agency

Violent clashes erupt near of “Hadi govt” headquarters in Aden

ADEN, Feb. 06 (YPA) – Violent clashes erupted on Sunday morning between the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) members in the port city of Aden, southern Yemen.

Local sources explained that the confrontations expanded between the STC elements, amid uncertainty surrounding the fate of the Hadi government’s ministers, who were trapped as a result of the clashes near the headquarters of their meeting.

The confrontations that erupted this morning in Khormaksar between a faction loyal to Shallal Shaye led by Samed Sanah and another affiliated with the emergency forces in the so-called “security belt” led by Muhammad al-Khali extended to Al-Mansoura district, the sources added.

Violent explosions shook the city as a result of shells used in the confrontations, while the reasons for the clashes were not clear until the moment of writing the news.