Security Chaos Escalating in Southern Provinces

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The violent protests expanded on Monday in the southern of Yemen, where citizens took to the streets in demonstrating in Aden and Hadramout provinces.

In Aden, Violent clashes broke out between the UAE-backed southern Transitional Council (STC) troops and protesters, local sources reported.

According to the sources, the clashes that broke out in Rabat, north of the city as protesters cut off the main streets in the city.

The violence is in an indication of the escalation of tension and confrontations caused by popular anger due to the collapse of the living situation.

On Sunday, demonstrators cut off many main roads that link Khur Maksar and al-Mansoura areas, expressing their anger and demanding the expulsion of Hadi’s government from the region.

In al- Mukalla, a popular protest rallies were sparked for three straight day in the capital of Hadramout province.

According to sources in the city, the protesters demanded, in the rallies, a reduction in the prices of oil derivatives, which led to increasing in suffering of the citizens.

The sources affirmed that the governor and commander of the “Second Military Region,” Faraj Al-Bahsani, loyal to the Saudi-led coalition, sent the military and security forces to quell the protesting demonstrators, who blocked the main streets and roads in the city.

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