Yemen army slows advance on west coast to clear landmines

Government forces lose several sappers during operation at the hands of Al Houthi snipers
Saeed Al Batati
Al Mukalla: Yemeni government forces slowed their offensive along the western coast to allow army’s sappers to defuse thousands of landmines planted by the fleeing Al Houthis, local army commanders said on Friday.
“The army troops stopped in Jadeed region and would advance further north towards new areas after removing the landmines.” Khaled Fadhel, the commander of Taiz Axis told Gulf News by telephone.
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