ADEN, The Yemeni army announced on Sunday that it had made new progress in the Directorate of Qatabah, north of the province of Al Dhale in the south of Yemen.

Saudi Press Agency, SPA, quoted a Yemeni military source as saying the Yemeni army forces managed to capture the areas of Habil al Kareyat, Habil Alharewa and Habil al Batena, western Alshakhab in Qatabah district, forcing the Houthi militia to flee and retreat.

The Yemeni army continues to advance towards the Salim area west of the Qatabah district, according to the September website of the Yemeni Ministry of Defence.

The source said that the clashes resulted in deaths and injuries among the Houthi militia and the capture of three of their elements, and the destruction of a number of their vehicles.

Source: Emirates News Agency