Shiite militiamen seized Yemen's presidential palace in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday, a top military official said, as the militia claimed control of the complex.
"The Huthi militiamen have entered the complex and are looting its arms depots," the official told AFP.
Prominent Huthi member Ali al-Bukhaiti said on Facebook that the fighters, also known as Ansarullah, "have taken control of the presidential complex".
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