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Yemen: Houthi militants patrol captured army base in Sanaa01:04

Yemen: Houthi militants patrol captured army base in Sanaa

Yemen, Sanaa
September 22, 2014 at 16:02 GMT +00:00 · Published

Houthi militants patrolled outside Yemeni army's 1st Armoured Division base in Sanaa, Monday, after taking control of the premises.

Houthi militants reportedly captured several other government offices and army bases and raided the residences of Hamid al-Ahmar, member of opposition party Islah, and of Major General of the 1st Armoured Division Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar.

The raids came after Prime Minister Mohammed Basindwa resigned Sunday and an UN-backed agreement aimed at ending the conflict in the country was signed between President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and the militants. Sanaa mayor, Abdulqader Hilal, also resigned on Sunday.

Yemen: Houthi militants patrol captured army base in Sanaa01:04
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Houthi militants patrolled outside Yemeni army's 1st Armoured Division base in Sanaa, Monday, after taking control of the premises.

Houthi militants reportedly captured several other government offices and army bases and raided the residences of Hamid al-Ahmar, member of opposition party Islah, and of Major General of the 1st Armoured Division Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar.

The raids came after Prime Minister Mohammed Basindwa resigned Sunday and an UN-backed agreement aimed at ending the conflict in the country was signed between President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and the militants. Sanaa mayor, Abdulqader Hilal, also resigned on Sunday.

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