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Yemeni Missiles, Artillery Shells Hit zionist Saudi Positions in Jizan, Najran

10 January 2016 19:00



The Yemeni army and popular forces conducted several missile and artillery attacks against Saudi Arabia’s key military bases in Jizan and Najran, inflicting heavy losses on the kingdom’s positions.

“Yemen’s missile and artillery units crushed the positions of the Saudi-US enemy in Najran and Jizan,” military sources told FNA on Sunday.

The Yemeni forces’ artillery fire also targeted Maqal al-Said site in Jizan which set fire to several military vehicles.

Also in Najran, the missile units of the Yemeni army and popular forces smashed Nahouqah military site with a number of Katyusha rockets.

Meantime, a military source said that several Saudi mercenaries have been held captive by the Yemeni army in Jizan, South of Saudi Arabia.

“The army forces, supported by the popular committees, held captive 6 Saudi mercenaries in al-Mafsaq region in Jizan,” the source added.

In a relevant development on Wednesday, the Yemeni army and popular forces killed 80 Saudi soldiers troops in heavy clashes as the latter were trying to open their way from Saudi Arabia’s Southern Jizan province into Yemen through Tawwal border crossing.

“At least 82 Saudi-led forces were killed as they were attempting to open their way into Yemen’s border regions through Tawwal crossing which links Jizan province in the Southern part of the kingdom to Northern Yemen,” Senior Ansarullah Commander Ali al-Houthi told FNA.

He noted that five armored vehicles of the Saudi forces were also destroyed during the clashes with the Yemeni forces.

The Yemeni forces thwarted a similar attack by the Saudi-led forces at Tawwal border crossing.

The Yemeni troops reported tens of casualties on the part of the Saudis following heavy clashes at the border crossing.

Also last Monday, a large number of Saudi soldiers were killed in a surprise attack of the Yemeni army and popular forces on a strategic military base in the Southern part of the kingdom.

The Saudi military base in Alhajleh region of Najran province came under the Yemeni forces’ attack.

Tens of Saudi military men were killed and dozens more injured during the attack.

The latest reports said that the Saudi military base is still under the control of the Yemeni forces.

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