UAE anti-drone units were able to take control over an #Iran-made drone carrying explosives & on a mission to target Yemeni government forces stationed on the country's west coast.
He was killed along with 20 other Houthi political/military officials in Khamsein St. of Al Hudaydah.
The Yemeni gov describes this a devastating blow to the Houthis.
Mahdi Mashat is appointed as his replacement. He is young w/ no political experience.
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Coalition forces searched a Turkish ship, carrying wheat, suffering severe damage from what appears to be an explosion
Arab coalition inspection team says traces of explosion & shrapnel scene inside the 23-sailor vessel, according to sources.
Arab coalition has ordered the Turkish ship to a Saudi port for a full inspection aimed at determining the cause.
Houthi positions in Alaf, Ma'azer, Sahar & Fort Kahlan east of Sa'dah were also targeted.
These airstrikes are taking place parallel to numerous ground attacks in Yemen's western coastline between the Houthis & Yemen's national army.
Sources also say Yemen national army units are now in control of training camps in Matna Valley, located in the southern regions of Al Hudaydah Province.