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Hajour Tribes jailed a Houthi leader

Sunday 03/March/2019 - 01:53 PM
The Reference
Mahmoud Mohammadi

The Yemeni tribes of Hajour continued their field operations against the Houthi terrorist militia. The tribes launched a large attack on the militia positions and strategic sites in the Kushar district north of Hajjah province.

The tribes managed to liberate the strategic fortress of Mansoura, on the eastern front of the Kushar, in addition to killing and wounding of a number of Iranian-backed militia elements, captured Houthi leader Ali al-Murtada, along with many of his companions.

Al Murtada is captive

Ali al-Murtada, who was captured in the hands of the Hajour tribes, is a close associate of the military leader of the Houthi militia, Abu Ali al-Hakim, head of the military intelligence of the militias. He was responsible for recruiting in the so-called Defense Ministry of the militia.

Al-Murtada revealed in a video posted on social networking websites after his capture, the main task he came to before the tribesmen arrested him. He said: "He came to Hajour to enumerate the militia elements.

In the meantime, the Yemeni army forces and the Popular Resistance, supported by the Arab Alliance, achieved wide field victories in Hajjah, Sa'ada and Al-Dali.

The Yemeni Ministry of Defense said in a statement that the Popular Resistance liberated the strategic stronghold of Mansoura, east of the province of Kushar, northeast of Hajjah province. Meanwhile, the Arab coalition fighters launched 6 air strikes in the vicinity of the Directorate of Kushar.

The Yemeni resistance also dropped a Houthi aircraft, these clashes lasted 3 hours, and left a number of dead and wounded in the ranks of the militia, according to the statement.