Infighting between mercenaries reaches boiling point in Dhalea

Infighting between mercenaries reaches boiling point in Dhalea

Fierce clashes broke out on Wednesday among the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) militia factions in Dhalea province, southern Yemen, local sources reported on Wednesday.

According to the sources, the violent clashes erupted among STC militiamen and elements of the so-called Fifth Sector, due to disputes among the militants in Naqeel al-Sheem and al-Jabara areas of Murais front.

The clashes led to thr injury of a commander of the emergency battalion and damage to two military pick-up vehicles, the sources confirmed

The sources pointed out that soldiers from the Fifth Sector, led by the ousted Nasr Ja’awal, detained members of the STC and prevented them from leaving the camp on the pretext of not paying their salaries.

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