Yemen's Houthis in military exercises near Saudi border: tribal sources

March 12, 2015 12:42 PM

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Yemen's Houthis in military exercises near Saudi border: tribal sources

SANAA (Reuters) - Thousands of Houthis, the Shi'ite Muslim militia which controls much of Yemen, are holding military exercises in the northern part of the country near the border with Saudi Arabia, local tribal and Houthi sources said on Thursday.

The drill in al-Buqa area, which lies in the Houthis' home province of Saada, involves using different kinds of weaponry, including heavy weapons acquired from the Yemeni army, the sources said.

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