Yemeni forces reach Ma’rib Dam

Yemeni forces reach Ma’rib Dam

Activists have circulated on social media pictures showing Yemeni army forces and Popular Committees in the areas of al-Balqin and on the historical site of Ma’rib Dam.

The photographs show Yemeni forces from the peaks of the Ablaq Mountains, and on the banks of the Ma’rib Dam.

Yahya al-Shami, a correspondent for Al-Masirah news channel, published a photo on Sunday in the area between the Al-Abalq Mountains and the southwestern shores of Ma’rib dam.

Meanwhile, the Yemeni army forces, backed by the Popular Committees, have made a significant progress on the ground and taken control over control of several areas of Ma’rib Dam, sources said.

According to the sources, the forces penetrated from the Balaq Al-Awsat towards the southern eastern shores of the Ma’rib Dam after days of liberating the southwestern banks and achieving military advances from the northern banks of the dam.

In the beginning of the Saudi-led invasion in 2015, invades had taken down the Yemeni national flag from the tops of Ma’rib Dam and raised the flags of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other coalition members.

However, on Sunday, Yemeni army forces today forces successfully raised the Yemeni flag over the dam of Ma’rib again.