Ansarullah Forces Capture Strategic Mountaintop in Southern Yemen


The Yemeni popular forces, and their allies reportedly captured a strategic mountaintop in Lahij province after a violent battle with the Saudi-led Coalition in Southern Yemen, a military source said.

“The Ansarullah forces, backed by the Yemeni Republican Guard and former president Ali Abdullah Saleh loyalists, captured Jabal Jalis in Lahij province,” the source said, Al Masdar reported.

The source, demanding anonymity, added that the Ansarullah forces and their allies captured Jabal Jalis after an intense three day battle.

The capture of Jabal Jalis has positioned the Ansarullah forces and their allies within striking distance of the strategic Al-Anad Military Airport, which is currently under the control of the Saudi Army.