Hodeidah. Truck driver killed and his assistant injured by bomb blast in Tahita

Hodeidah. Truck driver killed and his assistant injured by bomb blast in Tahita


A truck driver was killed and his companion was injured Sunday morning when an explosive device from the remnants of Houthi militias exploded in the Tahita district in southern Hodeidah province in western Yemen.

A local source told Al-Masdar Online that an explosive device from the remnants of mines planted by Houthi militias exploded in a truck belonging to the Al-Zilai Poultry Company, on the road to Al-Faza in the Tahita directorate.

According to the source, the explosion killed driver Omar Hammoud Ghaleb and injured his assistant Ismail Ali Ben Ali, and the injured and deceased were taken immediately after the incident to al-Khokha Field Hospital.

Houthi militias planted hundreds of mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) on the main and secondary roads in the southern Hodeidah directorates before liberating the coastal strip, killing dozens of civilians and soldiers.


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