Yemen troops retake Taiz-Hodeida road

Government troops set up checkpoint to interrupt militant supplies to Taiz
Saeed Al Batati
Al Mukalla: Under the cover of intense air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition, Yemeni government forces have seized control from Al Houthi fighters of a strategic road that links the western port city of Hodeida with Taiz city, local army commanders and state-run media outlets said on Tuesday.
Hundreds of government troops and resistance fighters on Monday attacked Al Houthis in an area between Taiz’s Mokha district and Hodeida, and managed to take control of a number of villages in Al Hameli region, Colonel Abdullah Al Bahar, the deputy speaker of the Supreme Military Council in Taiz, told Gulf News on Tuesday.
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