Three Houthis killed in military clashes in al-Qafer, Ibb

English - الجمعة 22 فبراير 2019 الساعة 08:42 م
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Clashes broke out on Wednesday between Bani Miftah tribes in al-Qafer district in Ibb province and the Houthi militias.

The armed militias tried to recruit youths as fighters in the area by force, which the people in district refused the Houthis' try, causing clashes among the two.

Sheikh Noman al-Barh, the Sheikh of al-Miftah tribes, said that the neighboring tribes had expressed their readiness to support Bani Miftah tribes and that the intifada would continue until the liberation of the area so as to get rid of the militias' evils.

Three armed militias were killed in the clashes in the area, one is known by Bazel al-Temsah.

On Wednesday, the Houthi militias kidnapped the head of a humanitarian relief organization during the distribution of aid relief in region.