Saudi soldiers killed in Yemen retaliatory attack on Najran

November 4, 2016 2:00 am

This file photo shows Saudi military forces on the border region of Jizan in .

’s army and Popular Committees have killed several Saudi troops in the kingdom’s southern province of , in retaliation for Riyadh’s aggression against its impoverished neighboring country.
According to a Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah channel, the Yemeni forces launched a rocket attack on the Saudi al-Sadis military camp, inflicting fatal injuries on a number of Saudi soldiers and heavily damaging the base on Thursday.
In another rocket attack, the Yemeni troops also managed to destroy at least three Hummer military vehicles used by the Saudis in the province’s Nahouqa and Hamr districts, killing their crew.
The Yemeni forces also managed to destroy two other Saudi military vehicles in the Sirwah district of Yemen’s central province of Ma’rib, kill all of their occupants.
Yemen says its army launches such attacks in retaliation for Riyadh’s relentless airstrikes on its nation.

Yemenis gather amidst the rubble at a detention center hit by Saudi airstrikes in the Zaydiyah district of the Red Sea port city of Hudaydah on October 30, 2016. (Photo by AFP)

Meanwhile, Saudi warplanes killed at least three Yemenis and wounded nine others after they pounded a residential area in the Mukha district of the southwestern province of Ta’izz.
The Saudi war machine also conducted at least 20 airstrikes on different areas across Asilan district of the southern province of Shabwah, inflicting heavy damage on residential buildings.
Saudi Arabia has been engaged in the deadly campaign against Yemen since March 2015 in an attempt to bring back the former Yemeni government to power and undermine the Houthi Ansarullah movement.
The United Nations puts the death toll from the military aggression at about 10,000.
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