Yemeni defense minister flees to Aden

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SHAFAQNA – Reported said that , Yemen’s defense minister, under house arrest by the Shia Houthi group, managed to flee the capital Sanaa and reached the southern port city of And. “Major General Mahmoud al-Subaihi has succeeded in leaving his house arrest late on Saturday night and arrived in Aden along with some of his followers,” the local official based in Aden said on condition of anonymity. A security official said that al-Subaihi’s convoy clashed with the Houthis on its way to Aden in the southern Taiz province late on Saturday night. Five of Subaihi’s bodyguards were killed and two others critically injured in the clashes, the security source said on condition of anonymity.

Source : News Agencies

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