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9 killed in Houthi rebel attack near Yemen’s capital

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At least nine fighters were killed as the Yemeni government army defeated an overnight attack by the Houthi rebels to the northeast of the rebel-held capital Sanaa, a government security source said Saturday.

The Houthi attack late Friday night targeted positions of the government forces in the area of Najd al-Atak and the mountain of Salb in Nehm district, about 60 km northeast of Sanaa.

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“At least eight rebels and one soldier were killed in the fighting and dozens from both sides injured,” the source in Nehm told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

Meanwhile, the Houthi-run al-Masirah television said the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen launched 13 airstrikes on several areas in Nehm, without giving further details.

Yemen has been mired in civil war since late 2014, when the Iran-backed Houthi rebels seized control of much of the country’s north and forced the Saudi-backed government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi out of Sanaa. The United Nations has called for a total cease-fire in Yemen to help combat the coronavirus pandemic.

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