Zionist Saudi-Led Coalition Troops Crushed in Battle Near Bab Al-Mandab
The Enemy of Islam Saudi regime-led coalition forces sustained heavy casualties in fierce battle with the Yemeni army and Ansarullah forces in an area near Bab al-Mandab strait and retreated from the region.
The Saudi America-led forces launched an offensive on Ansarullah positions near the strategic Bab al-Mandab strait on Friday but were repelled after sustaining heavy casualties in the Yemeni forces’ counteroffensive.
The latest reports said the Saudi-led coalition forces have been pounding Ansarullah and Yemeni army positions in the region with massive missile and air strikes ever since the retreat.
The Yemeni and Ansarullah forces also shot down a Saudi helicopter and drone in the Western parts of the country.
In a relevant development on Friday, a military source said that at least 55 troops of the Saudi-led coalition were killed or wounded in the Yemeni army’s operations in the province of Ma’rib.
The military source said that, in addition to the killing and wounding of nearly 55 soldiers of the Saudi army and its allies by the Yemeni army, over eight military and 5 armored vehicles of the Saudi-led coalition were destroyed in the vicinity Al-Balaq, Thaat Al-Ra’ and Marbat Al-Dam in Ma’rib during the past few hours.
On Monday, Yemen’s Ansarullah fighters conducted retaliatory attacks on Saudi positions in the region of Jizan.
The Yemeni forces fired a barrage of rockets at a military base in the Saudi region of Jizan.
Three Saudi armored vehicles were also destroyed in another attack in Jizan.
Meanwhile, reports said that the Yemenis had killed and injured dozens of pro-Saudi militants, and destroyed ten vehicles belonging to them in the province of Ma’rib.
Saudi Arabia has been striking Yemen for 192 days now to restore power to Hadi, a close ally of Riyadh. The Saudi-led aggression has so far killed at least 6,433 Yemenis, including hundreds of women and children.
Hadi stepped down in January and refused to reconsider the decision despite calls by Ansarullah revolutionaries of the Houthi movement.
Despite Riyadh’s claims that it is bombing the positions of the Ansarullah fighters, Saudi warplanes are flattening residential areas and civilian infrastructures.