Yemeni Army, Committees Storm Saudi Al-Makhrooq Military Post

The Yemeni state-run Al-Masira TV channel broadcast on Sunday night video images of storming the Saudi Al-Makhrooq military post on borders between the two countries.

The footages showed the moment the Yemeni forces and the Popular Committees opened fire at a Saudi tank, which was directly hit by an anti-tank rocket.

Some members of the tank crew fell to the ground, while others fled away.

Following the attack, which occurred on Friday, the Yemeni army and the Committees stormed the post and fired a B29-type rocket at another Saudi tank, destroying it completely.

The video also showed shelling of rockets at different Saudi military points.
The attack marked the third operation that targeted Al-Makhrooq post.

Moreover, the Yemeni national military forces managed on Monday to destroy a Saudi tank deployed in Al-Rmeih army post in Jizan province.

In a similar development, the Saudi-US aggression renewed its brutal strikes on Sanaa Monday and targeted the Presidential palace and Al-Nahdayn mountain.

Earlier on Sunday, thousands of Yemenis flooded the streets of capital Sanaa to protest the failure of the international community regarding the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the country.

Prior the protest, the Saudi-US aerial bombardment targeted the house of Brigadier Khaled Al-Andooli, an officer of Brigade 310. Several casualties were reported.

In the meantime, the United Nations envoy to Yemen, Ismail Weled Sheikh Ahmad arrived in Sanaa International Airport to discuss the crisis with Yemeni officials.

More than 2,800 people have been killed since the Saudi-US military campaign began on March 26. The United Nations said more than 21 million people, over 80 percent of the population, are now in need of some form of humanitarian aid.

The UN on Wednesday designated the war in Yemen as a Level 3 humanitarian crisis, its most severe category.

Nationwide fuel shortages have spread disease and suffering in Yemen, where access to water usually depends on fuel-powered pumps and more than 20 million people, 80 percent of the population, needs some form of aid, according to the United Nations.


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