Islah Party militias reinforce positions in Hadhramaut

Islah Party militias reinforce positions in Hadhramaut

The city of Seiyun and its surroundings witnessed a heavy military deployment of recruits from the “135th Brigade”, which is belonging to the Islah Party in several areas of the city, Hadhramaut governorate, eastern Yemen.

This deployment comes hours after Rashad Al-Alimi, the head of the so-called “Riyadh-Formed Presidential Council,” issued a decision to dismiss the military leader affiliated with Islah, “Yahya Abu Auja” from his position as the Chief of Staff of the First Military Region” and appoint in his place Brigadier General “Ameer Abdullah Mohammed bin Hatyan”.

Local residents confirmed that forces of “First Military Region” supported by military, armored vehicles and tanks deployed heavily in the streets and neighborhoods of the city of Seiyun and closed the entrances and exits of the city following after the dismissal of “Abu Auja” from his post in the First Region and keep him as commander of the “135th Armored Brigade”.

Residents pointed out that the security and military situation in the city of Seiyun and its suburbs is witnessing a state of tension and unprecedented military deployment in the city, which portends an expected military clashes between the elements of the coalition’s factions, similar to the scenario of bloody conflicts in the governorates of Shabwah and Abyan during the past three months.