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Saudi’s Military Positions in Asir, Najran Hit Hard in Yemen’s Artillery Shelling

14 January 2017 16:57

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The Yemeni army and popular forces’ artillery units pounded the military positions of the Saudi troops in the kingdom’s border city of Asir.

The Saudi army’s concentration and gathering centers came under massive artillery attacks of the Yemeni forces in retaliation for the Saudi airstrikes on Yemeni civilians, the Arabic-language al-Ahad news website reported.

The Saudi army troops sustained heavy losses in the Yemeni army’s artillery attacks.

Meantime, the Yemeni army’s artillery units hit hard the Saudi military positions in the border city of Najran.

The Saudi-led airstrikes on the defenseless people of Yemen and the country’s infrastructure are still underway after almost two years.

In a relevant development on Friday, the Yemeni army and popular forces’ missiles and artillery shells hit the strategic military bases of the Saudi troops in Najran and Jizan provinces in the Southern part of the kingdom.

Saudi Arabia’s al-Hamad and Alib military bases were severely damaged in the Yemeni forces’ offensives.

Meantime, the Yemeni army and popular forces also hit another Saudi military base in Jizan province’s Malhama mountainous region, inflicting heavy losses on the Saudi army’s troops.

Also on Wednesday, Yemeni soldiers and their allies shot and killed two Saudi soldiers in the hilly Abu Dhabrah region of Saudi Arabia’s border region of Jizan.

Yemeni forces had lobbed a barrage of artillery shells at a military camp in Jabel Malhamah area of the same Saudi region earlier in the day, setting off a massive blaze.

Also on Wednesday, Saudi jets conducted two aerial attacks on al-Hali district in Hodeida Province, with no reports of casualties.

The Saudi war on Yemen, which has reportedly killed at least 12,800 Yemenis, was launched in an unsuccessful attempt to reinstate the former government.

The Saudi war has also taken a heavy toll on the country’s facilities and infrastructure, destroying many hospitals, schools and factories.

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