Tribes kill 21 Shiite rebels in south Yemen:Local official

AFP , Friday 27 Mar 2015

At least 21 Yemeni Shia rebels were killed Friday when residents in a tribal southern region opened fire at their vehicles, a local official and witnesses told AFP.

The Houthi rebels, who are also facing Saudi-led airstrikes, were travelling in three vehicles from Lahj province towards Aden, the southern stronghold of the embattled president, when they were ambushed.

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