Houthis tighten control of Yemen's capital

Rebel group has set up checkpoints around the capital, in city where both the army and police are no longer to be found.

    Yemen's Houthis rebels captured Sanaa in September and are making gains towards the south of the capital, where they are engaged in fierce fighting against al-Qaeda fighters.

    When the Houthis captured Sanaa they set up committees tasked with securing the city

    But many Yemenis are concerned about the presence of armed men in the capital.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Sanaa.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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