Houthis commit thousands of violations of the truce: Yemen Army
The Yemeni army warned that the Iran-backed Houthi militias were sending major reinforcements to different battlefronts, demonstrating their clear disregard of peace and the UN-sponsored nationwide truce.
Military spokesman Abdo Majali said the Houthis have committed thousands of violations of the truce since it was renewed last week.
He told Asharq Al-Awsat that the militias have brought in more fighters, military equipment and weapons to the frontlines, clearly dismissing the truce.
The army, on the other hand, is committed to the two-month truce and the UN initiative and it is executing the orders of the military command, he stressed.
The Houthi violations are an act of defiance of the UN and international humanitarian law, he charged.
Majali cited their flying of armed drones, setting up of new military positions, deployment of snipers, and sending reinforcements in the shape of tanks, armored vehicles and fighters. They have also smuggled weapons and planted mines in civilian areas and the frontlines.
Violations have been confirmed in the Marib province, west coast, and eastern and western Taiz, he added.
The Houthis have also fired artillery at the army and attempted infiltrations that have been repelled by the military.