As the channel «al Arabiya» referring to sources in Yemen, in battles for the city of Taiz were killed a senior field commander of Houthis Abu Taha al-Galicia and four Shiite militants.
Abu Taha was in command of all the troops of the Houthis on the frontline to the North of Taiz. He died as a result of artillery shelling of the village, fighting for the possession of which has been underway for several years.
February 13, troops loyal to the internationally recognized government of Yemen launched another offensive in Taiz. Support of the air force of the Sunni coalition. According to representatives of command, the Houthis are completely demoralized.
However, such statements should be treated critically. In Yemen, a situation when none of the parties are not able to gain the upper hand over their opponents, despite the support from outside.