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Weapons en route to Midi Port seized
 
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Yemeni security forces of Hodeida governorate seized on Thursday about 50 pieces of weapons that were en route to Midi Port, security sources have affirmed.
The sources reiterated that AK-47 weapons were hidden inside a vehicle and that the security checkpoint of Al-Qanawis found out the weapons, affirming that they were on the way to Midi Port.
Media sources had reported that the lack to enough security forces in Midi encouraged the Houthi group to plan to put it hand on the port.Houthi militias attempt to take control on Midi Port located in Hajja governorate, local sources have affirmed, asserting that they strongly seek to capture the port.The Houthi group could take control on Saada governorate in 2011 after protests broke out against the former president Ali Abdullah Saleh across Yemen.It sought to capture Hajja and Amran, but it failed after it was faced with vivid resistance by tribesmen.The local sources indicated that Houthi fighters receive training nearby the port, emphasizing that the militia warn locals of approaching to some locations.According to tribal sources, the Houthi group has set up three training camps in Saada and Amran, pointing out that it receives weapons from Iran and Lebanon.The sources added that the group operates to recruit fighters, particularly children, from Saada, Sana'a, Hajja and al-Jawaf governorates and train them at different fighting ways .Yemeni analysts accuse Iran of supporting the Houthi group with funds and weapons and seeking to create a proxy group in Yemen as it about to lose Al-Assad regime in Syria

 

 

 

 


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