Dozens of foreign mercenaries from Saudi-led coalition troops were captured by the army and Yemen Popular Committees in Taiz, the third largest city in Yemen.
These foreigners, who are mostly from Somalia and Ethiopia, came to Saudi Arabia to fight in exchange for money, al-Masirah TV network reported.
Traffickers also were paid one thousand of Saudi riyals per person, the report added.
Other reports also said Yemeni security forces arrested several gunmen before entering the capital Sana’a.
According to al-Masirah one of them was carrying an explosives belt.