Houthi rebel fighters outside the residence of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa on December 4, 2017 - AFP/Mohammed Huwais
SANAA - 16 February 2018: A Houthi leader was killed and four others were captured by the Yemeni army and popular resistance in Al Dalea province, southern Yemen.
The five Houthi militants were trapped in an ambush set up by Yemeni popular resistance in northern Al Dalea province, Al Arabiya news channel reported on Friday.
Warplanes of the Arab Coalition Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen launched strikes against Houthi gatherings and weapons in Al Jawf province. In turn Houthi militias targeted with Katyusha rockets several villages in Naeem district of Al Jawf prvince.
Yemeni army in coordination with the popular resistance controlled earlier new posts in the north of Al Bayda province, central Yemen.