Tribesmen stand on tanks they took from army bases in Shihr city of Yemen's eastern Hadramawt province April 4, 2015. REUTERS/Omer Arm
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Yemeni Shiite rebels captured the provincial government headquarters in Aden Sunday, pushing into new areas of the battleground southern city despite a Saudi-led air campaign, a local official said.The rebel forces advanced during the night to reach the central district of Mukalla where they took the local seat of government including the governor's office, said the official, who did not want to be named. The rebel forces advanced to near the port of Mukalla, which is defended by militiamen of "popular committees" loyal to President Abed Rabbou Mansour Hadi, who has fled to neighboring Saudi Arabia.
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