"Security belt" takes control of Mudia after clashes with government forces left 6 wounded, including a leader

"Security belt" takes control of Mudia after clashes with government forces left 6 wounded, including a leader


UAE-backed security forces backed by tribal gunmen on Monday took control of the center of the Mudia district in the south-east of the country's southern province of Abyan after fierce fighting with the internationally recognized government's special security forces.

A military source told "Al-Masdar Online" that the clashes that broke out at noon On Monday resulted in the injury of the commander of the security belt forces Major Ali Al-Musahrej and two soldiers of the special security forces and according to the source, 3 military vehicles belonging to private security captured by groups of the Security belt."

The special security forces, led by Lt. Col. Mohammed al-Awaban, were withdrawn to a former security belt camp in the Akd area of the Lauder district in northeastern Zanzibar, while local sources said that two members of the security belt were injured and described as slight.

The security belt forces were deployed in the Moudi district market and the directorate court building and reinforced their position at checkpoints at the entrances to the city from the eastern and western sides.


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