Taiz: UAE-backed gunmen kill teacher, try to control mountain heights

21 August 2020
Taiz: UAE-backed gunmen kill teacher, try to control mountain heights
عدن نيوز – AdenNews :

Tension returned to Al-Shamayatayn district, south of Taiz, today, Thursday, after Emirati-backed gunmen killed a teacher and tried to control mountain heights under the control of the National Army.

Local and media sources said that gunmen affiliated with the commander Abdul Hakim al-Jabzi (a rebel against the 35th Armored Brigade) killed Professor Mahfouz Ahmed Ali, who works as a teacher at Al-Taawon School in Al-Hujaria.

The sources added that Al-Gebzi and his gunmen tried to control mountain heights controlled by the army forces, and they created a checkpoint in the middle of the village of Al-Har, which led to the outbreak of clashes with various types of weapons.

The sources indicated that the Emirati-backed militias controlling (Jabah) mountain and (Waraqa) mountain launched an attack, with the support of mortar shells from Al-Masha’erah mountain , on the army positions in Al-Rahesh mountain .