35 Saudi Forces Killed, Wounded at Borders with Yemen

Yemeni military sources said that 35 Saudi military men were killed and wounded in two surprise attacks by Yemen’s army and popular committees against their bases in Jazan region.

A military source was quoted by al-Masirah news channel as saying that the Yemeni forces launched offensive against al-Dafineh, Qaem Zobaid and al-Karas bases in the Southern region of Jazan, bordering Yemen, killing 15 Saudi military men.

The source added that in another attack against al-Khubeh base in Northern Jazan 20 Saudi forces were killed and wounded.

Also on Wednesday, Yemeni army and Popular Committees hit a Saudi-led warship in waters off the Southwestern province of Ta’iz.

Local military sources said that the warship was in the Yemeni territorial water, near the port city of Mocha in Taiz, when was targeted by the allied forces confronting the Saudi-led aggression on Yemen.

The source said that the warship was targeted with a qualitative and advanced weapon, noting that further details about this weapon will be announced later.

For his part, Head of Supreme Revolutionary Committee, Mohammad Ali al-Houthi announced the attack on his Facebook account, parsing maritime forces of the army and the committees as the defenders of the Yemeni people.

Yemen has been since March 2015 under a brutal aggression by Saudi-led coalition. Tens of thousands of Yemenis have been injured and killed in Saudi-led strikes, with the vast majority of them are civilians.

The coalition has been also imposing a blockade on the impoverished country’s ports and airports as a part of his aggression which is aimed at restoring power to fugitive former president Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.

However, the allied forces of the army and the committees have been confronting the aggression with all means.


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