TEHRAN (defapress) – The Yemeni army and popular committees hit the Saudi-led forces' positions with a domestically-manufactured missile in the kingdom’s southwestern region of Jizan, killing and injuring a number of Saudi mercenaries.
News ID: 65064
Publish Date: 14May 2017 - 14:54
On Saturday, the Yemeni forces targeted enemy positions with
two homegrown missiles dubbed "Zelzal-2” (Earthquake-2) in the kingdom’s
al-Mawsim district in retaliation for the continued attacks on civilians by the
Saudi-led coalition in the Arab country, Yemen’s official Saba news agency
Large groups of the Saudi troops were killed and injured
during the attacks.
Separately, the Saudi military site of Katrain in the border
region of Najran was also targeted with a Zelzal-2 missile, leaving dozens of
the kingdom’s soldiers dead and wounded.
Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and some of its Arab allies
have been launching deadly airstrikes against the Houthi Ansarullah movement in
an attempt to restore power to the fugitive former President Abd Rabbuh Mansour
Hadi, a close ally of Riyadh.
At least 11,000 Yemenis, including women and children, have
lost their lives in the deadly military campaign.