Yemen Houthis take over special forces army camp in Sanaa

February 25, 2015 4:54 AM

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SANAA (Reuters) - Armed men from Yemen's newly dominant Houthi group took over a special forces army camp in Sanaa early on Wednesday after overnight fighting, sources in the camp said.

Houthi militiamen seized the capital Sanaa in September and laid siege to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's residence last month, prompting his resignation and leading to a political vacuum.

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