YEMEN Press Agency

Armed attack targets UAE-backed factions in Shabwa

SHABWA, Feb. 29 (YPA) – A military vehicle belonging to the UAE-backed factions was subjected to an armed attack near the city of Ataq, the center of Shabwa province, eastern Yemen.

Local sources in the city stated that the gunmen heavily opened fire at a military vehicle belonging to the al-Amaliqa forces at the al-Sawda security point near Ataq, without reporting any material losses.

The attack came after al-Amaliqa members arrested a security director of Hubban district of the province, along with 20 of his recruits, and transferred them to a prison in Aden city during the past two days.