Hodeidah: Houthi escalation and warnings of torpedoing the UN truce

November 14, 2019

The Houthi militias continue military escalation on the fronts of Hodeidah and the west coast of Yemen, where they resumed shelling and targeting in Duraimi and al-Jajah, following similar operations in the same district, al-Jah, al-Tahita, al-Faza and Hayes.

On Saturday evening, Houthi militias bombed joint forces positions in the mountainous area of the Tahita district south of Hodeidah with heavy artillery shells.

The media center of the Giants Brigades said in a statement that the militias launched a heavy shelling with heavy mortar shells of 120 caliber hit the positions of joint forces stationed in the area.

Joint forces positions in the Duraimi district south of Hodeidah were targeted with medium, machine-gun and sniper weapons in different areas of the Directorate, according to field sources.

In addition, the joint forces’ positions in different areas of al-Jah were bombarded and targeted with heavy and medium weapons, along with the escalation of shelling and targeting by militias in the coastal areas of Al-Faza, west of Al-Tahita and Al-Jajah district of Beit Al-Faqih Directorate.

The spokesman for the Joint Forces, Colonel Waddah Al-Dabeish, said that the pro-Iranian Houthi militias are still practicing their treacherous, cowardly and malicious manner, in procrastinating and disavowing previous agreements, even with regard to the five observation points announced by the Indian General Abhijit Guha during the period 19. October 23, 2019.

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