Over 100 Saudi-Backed Sudanese Militias Killed in Ta’iz Province
“The Yemeni army and popular forces managed to clean up the strategic Mount al-Nar region in Eastern al-Mukha region in Ta’iz province, killing tens of Saudi-backed militias, including 100 Riyadh-hired Sudanese mercenaries,” the Arabic-language Yemeni news agency quoted a military source as saying on Wednesday.
The Yemeni forces also pounded the gathering centers of the Saudi-backed militants in al-Jahmalieh and al-Salou regions.
Meantime, the Arabic-language al-Masirah television reported that four Saudi-hired mercenaries were killed in fierce clashes with the Yemeni forces in Behesh al-Matoun region in al-Jawf province.
Also, the Yemeni army and popular forces fired three home-made Zalzal-2 missiles and several Katyusha rockets at the gathering centers of the Saudi-led troops in Najran province in Southern Saudi Arabia.
The Yemeni snipers also killed a Saudi military man in Najran province while a military vehicle was also destroyed on the same scene.
The Yemeni army’s artillery and missile units also pounded the Saudi army’s military positions in Najran province on Wednesday, and inflicted several casualties on the army of the kingdom.
In a relevant development on Tuesday, the Yemeni army and popular committees managed to liberate all the Saudi-led forces’ positions in Mount Al-Nar vicinity in Mukha.
The operation launched by the Yemeni army and popular committees claimed scores of Saudi-led mercenaries and imposed exodus on the rest of the invaders.
Yemen has been since March 26, 2015 under brutal aggression by Saudi-led coalition.
Thousands have been killed and injured in the attack, with the vast majority of them are civilians.
Riyadh launched the attack on Yemen in a bid to restore power to fugitive ex-president Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi who is a close ally to Saudi Arabia.