Several Saudi-backed Islah party’s military leaders arrived on Sunday in the city of Seiyun in Wadi Hadhramaut, eastern Yemen.
Local sources said that the commander of the clashes in the city of Ataq in Shabwah, Abed Rabbo La’kab, and the commander of the “21st Brigade,” Jahdal Hanash, arrived in Seiyun, based on the Saudi-backed coalition’s assignment to the Ministers of Defense and Interior in Aden government, to meet with the leaders of the confrontations in the city of Ataq.
The coalition is seeking to overcome hundreds of dead and wounded caused by the Ataq confrontations between Islah militants and the UAE-funded Shabwah Defense militia in Ataq.
The sources added that the Ministers of Defense and Interior in the Aden government, loyla to the coalition, asked the leaders, “La’kab and Jahdal Hanash”, to remove their gunmen from Shabwah, but they refused, stipulating that all the gunmen, who brought in from Dhalea and Yafa, in the city of Ataq.
The coalition leadership is trying to expel the leaders of Islah militants in Shabwah, to the Egyptian capital, Cairo, in exchange for compensation for the losses that affected their homes and personal properties, after storming the homes of Islah leaders by the UAE militia at the end of last week.