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Houthis kill 6 guards of Yemen defense minister

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Six guards of resigned Defense Minister Mahmoud al-Subaihi were killed in an ambush by Houthi militants on Sunday as he fled the group’s grip in Sana’a and fled to southern Aden city, reliable sources said.

According to the sources, who asked to remain anonymous, the Houthi militants attacked the convoy of the minister in Khokha region in Houdaidah province as he was on his way to Aden.

Six guards were killed and another was injured in the attack, the sources told The Anadolu Agency, noting that the bodies of the slain guards have arrived to al-Subaihi’s hometown in Subeiha region in the southern Lahij province.