SANAA, Yemen, At least 15 Houthi rebels were killed and several others injured, in a battle against government troops in Yemen's northern province of Saada, on Wednesday, a military official said.
The battles erupted when the troops repelled an attack launched by the rebels, on the army sites in Almazhar area east of Baqim district, Fayiz al-Sadi, the media officer at the 102 Brigade in Saada, said.
Three soldiers were wounded in the battle, he said.
The rebels have been trying to restore Almazhar area, which is liberated by government troops last week, he said.
Meanwhile, pro-government Azal media centre reported that, Saudi-led coalition's Apache aircraft hit rebels' reinforcements, on their way to Almazhar area.
The Yemeni army has advanced to several areas in the districts of Kitaf, Baqim and Razih in Saada, which is the main stronghold province of the Houthi rebels.
Source: NAM News Network