Local News Political Analysis

Soldier killed in al-Habilayn, Lahj







A soldier died in al-Habilayn, in the South of Lahj governorate by an armed group believed to belong to the Southern Hirak on Saturday April 11th.

Eyewitnesses reported that a soldier named Naji al-Talabah was in the city to buy some basic goods when the armed group blocked his way and shot him, causing in his death.

Al-Habilayn also witnessed sporadic gunfire yesterday evening from the military troops stationed west of the city, but no one was hurt.

This was not the only incident in the restive city, where continuous violence has taken place in the past months, yet it has been relatively calm since the exit of the military units east of the city last February.