On May 24, the Houthis repelled an attack by the Saudi-led coalition and its proxies on their newly-captured positions in the town of Qat’aba in the central Yemeni province of Dali’.
The Yemeni group’s media wing released a short video showing Houthi fighters targeting coalition troops gatherings with mortars, anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) and heavy machine guns, effectively forcing them to withdrew from the Qat’aba’s outskirt.
Earlier this week, the Houthis captured dozens of positions around Qat’aba, solidifying their presence in the strategic town. The Yemeni rebels captured loads of weapons and dozens of vehicles from Saudi-backed forces during their advance.
Despite this failure, the attack on Qat’aba indicates that the Saudi-led coalition is planning to put an end to the Houthis advance in Dali’. The group capturing the entire northern part of the province over the last two months.