Monday, March 21, 2011

At least Twenty People Killed in Al-Jawf

By Fatik Al-Rodaini

Al-Jawf, Mar 21, 2011- At least twenty people were killed and others injured in clashes in Yemen's northern province of Al-Jawf between Yemeni troops and their tribal allies and Houthi group.

The fighting was for control of a strategic military installation at the entrance to the northern province of Al-Jawf, which the rebels, also known as Houthi, have taken over.

At the end of battle in which has been continued for two days, Houthi were able to gain complete control of the site, which had two tanks and a number of military vehicles in it.

Tribal sources said that there had been other clashes in the area in recent days.

Yemen has witnessed sporadic battles since 2004 between Yemeni government troops and rebels.

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