Yemeni forces and allied tribes on Friday captured the capital of northern Jawf province, the second rebel town to fall in 24 hours despite an announced ceasefire, tribal sources said.
Troops loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and allied tribesmen seized Hazm after making significant gains in the neighbouring region of Marib, the sources said.
A day earlier Yemeni troops captured the northwestern town of Harad after crossing over from Saudi Arabia where they had been trained and equipped.
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