IED explosion and two bombs dismantled on western coastal roads during the past 48 hours

War of IEDs

An IED has exploded and the joint forces' engineering teams have defused two more IEDs  over the past two days on major roads in Yemen’s western coastal governorates.

A source in the joint forces told Almasdar Online that an explosive device planted by the Houthis  damaged a public transport vehicle on a dirt road linking Tahita and Al-Khokha in southern Hodeida governorate. The vehicle was damaged but the blast did not claim any casualties. 

On Wednesday evening, the engineering teams of the joint forces defused an explosive device planted by the Houthis on the road linking Al-Khokha and Hees, also in southern Hodeidah governorate.

On Tuesday, military police on patrol defused a roadside IED on the road linking Al-Mikha and the interim capital Aden, between the Al-Jadid and Al-Kadah districts south of al-Mekha district, west of Taiz.

In the past few weeks in the areas south of Hodeidah and west of Taiz three children, an adult and three soldiers were killed, while 11 others, among whom were children, were injured. A military vehicle, two public transport vehicles and an agricultural vehicle were also damaged.


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