The prisoners and abductees were released in Al-Misrakh district south of the city of Taiz

Taiz prisoner exchange swaps 60 Houthi fighters for 75 civilians

Yemeni government forces carried out a prisoner exchange deal with the Houthis in Taiz government on Thursday.

A Yemeni military source in Taiz, who asked to remain anonymous, told Almasdar Online that 75 civilians abducted by the Houthis were exchanged for 60 Houthi fighters taken by government forces in Al-Aqroudh sub-district of the Al-Misrakh district.

The deal was brokered by local mediators including Dr. Abdullah Sultan Shaddad and Sheikh Abdul Latif Al-Muradi on the government side, and Houthi leaders in the Al-Hawban district of eastern Taiz.



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