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Arab Coalition Raid in Al-Bayda Kills Key Houthi Leader

Arab Coalition Raid in Al-Bayda Kills Key Houthi Leader

Sunday, 24 March, 2019 - 08:30
Asharq Al-Awsat
A field leader in the ranks of the Houthi militia was killed on Saturday in air strikes conducted by Arab coalition aircraft in the central Yemeni province of Al-Bayda, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

A ground source said to September Net that the militia leader known as Abu Issa al-Sharif was killed with a number of his escorts as the coalition air raid targeted their gatherings in al-Soma’ah district.

According to SPA, the dead leader Abu Issa was appointed by militia rebels as a supervisor of al-Aurkob area in al-Soma’ah district.

“The air raids have also destroyed a number of militia’s combat vehicles,” according to the source

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