Field sources indicated that Al-Houthi militias launched two separate attacks on southern joint armed forces in Hubail Al-Abdi, north of Al-Fakher towards Bait Al-Sharji, and Al-Gub camp, west of Kataba. The failure attacks led to the killing and injuring of tens of militants including brigadier Mohamed Mustafa Abu Bakr Al-Mehdar (Abu Karrar), Waleed Mohamed Ahmed Al-Saiadi (a field commander) and Abu Al-Ezz, in addition to detaining 13 others.
Field sources also indicated that fights lasted for seven hours and caused the militias severe loses as tens of their dead bodies remained below Al-Gub camp without being retrieved as they are under fire of the southern joint forces.
Al-Houthis are trying to mobilize forces from sons of Eb, Zemar, Sanaa and Al-Oud to send them to Al-Fakher and Al-Gub fronts, west of Kataba. By that, the militias are trying to resume their control over Al-Fakher, Al-Gub camp and Hubail Al-Abdi, being liberated by the joint southern forces.