The head of the National Committee for Prisoners’ Affairs, Abdul Qadir al-Murtadha, has revealed on Friday that nine Yemeni prisoners have been freed in a prisoner exchange won through local mediation in Ma’rib.
“Nine prisoners of the army and the Popular Committees were freed today in a prisoner swap achieved through local mediation at the Ma’rib front,” al-Murtadha said on his Twitter account.
بعون الله وتوفيقه تم اليوم الجمعة 23/6/1242 الموافق 5/2/2021
تحرير (9) من اسرى الجيش واللجان الشعبية من جبهة مٲرب..
ونسٲل الله الفرج لبقية الٲسرى.
— عبدالقادر المرتضى (@abdulqadermortd) February 5, 2021
Last week, al-Murtadha revealed that the Committee was able to free five prisoners of the army and Popular Committees in an exchange through a local mediator in the same front.