At least nine Saudi-led soldiers, including officers, were killed in a major operation carried out by Yemeni forces on a military site in the southern border region of Najran.
Yemeni forces and Popular Committees attacked a newly-established Saudi-led military site near Al-Halq military post in Najran, killing many Saudi-led soldiers and destroying three of their vehicles, SABA news agency quoted a Yemeni military source as saying.
Meanwhile, Saudi activists posted on ttheir Twitter accounts that nine soldiers, including three officers, were killed in the Yemeni operation.
The Twiter posts identified two of the officers: the first was Mithal Haza’ Abu Haliba Al-Dihani and Fahd Hamdan Al-Azzi. The photos of the two officers were also published on Twitter.
Yemen has been since March 2015 under brutal aggression by Saudi-led Coalition, in a bid to restore control to fugitive president Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi who is Riyadh’s ally.
Tens of thousands of people have been killed and injured in the strikes launched by the coalition, with the vast majority of them are civilians.
The coalition, which includes in addition to Saudi Arabia and UAE: Bahrain, Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, Sudan and Kuwait, has been also imposing a harsh blockade against Yemenis.