A boy stands next to a house destroyed by an air strike in the old quarter of Sanaa, Yemen August 8, 2018. Picture taken August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
ADEN - 22 Aug 2018: The Yemeni army, backed by the Arab coalition forces, launched on Wednesday a military attack to storm Marran in Saada, Houthi leader Abdel Malik al Houthi's stronghold.
Military sources said large army forces are fighting fierce battles in Marran from four axes.
Earlier, the Yemeni forces cordoned off the hideout of al Houthi in Saada province in northern Yemen.