RNA - "The Yemeni forces are now in full control of the Western part of Ma'rib province after inflicting tens of casualties on pro-Hadi militias," Senior Ansarullah Commander Ali Al-Houthi told FNA on Wednesday.
Al-Houthi reiterated that the Yemeni army and popular forces also thwarted several attacks by pro-Hadi militias on their military positions, and said, "Several tanks of the forces loyal to Mansour Hadi were also destroyed by the Yemeni forces."
On Sunday, a large number of pro-Hadi militias were killed and their armored vehicles destroyed, when Yemeni forces targeted their position in Wadi al-Rabia area of Sirwah district in Yemen’s Central province of Ma’rib.
Also on Sunday, Al-Houthi announced that the Yemeni forces had made considerable military gains against the pro-Saudi troops in Ma'rib and al-Jawf provinces and a senior pro-Hadi commander has been killed in the battle.
"The Yemeni forces have advanced in the Eastern and Northeastern fronts of Ma'rib and al-Jawf provinces," Al-Houthi told FNA.
He, meantime, said that senior pro-Hadi commander Abu Omar was killed in tough battle with the Yemeni army and Ansarullah forces in the Southern part of Ma'rib province.
A local source in Ma'rib province, meantime, disclosed that the Yemeni army and popular forces took control of a military site in Wadi al-Tarif in the province.
Saudi Arabia has been engaged in the deadly campaign against Yemen since March 2015. the death toll from the military aggression is currently at 11,800.