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Three People Killed, Six Wounded in Radfan

By Abdulmalik Alassar / Radfan

According to sources in Al-Habilain to Yemen National newspaper that three people were killed and other six wounded in clashes on Tuesday afternoon between Al-Hirak’s gunmen and the eastern military sector in Al-Habilain, Lahj governorate.

The same sources reported that those killed people by military shot in these confrontations are the citizen Colonel Haidar Haitham Hassan, the former director of Radfan security while he was in the in his car going to the market.

Another citizen named Saleh Yahya was killed and two other citizens were moderately wounded in the leg.

The sources confirmed that a soldier was killed and four others injured in the eastern sector. A military vehicle were also burned.

Light, medium and heavy weapons were used in the clashes which lasted about four hours.

The sources pointed out that the situation is still tense between the army and armed men.

It was noted thousands of armed men were converging in the mountains bordering the city in case of any clashes with the army.