Enemy of Islam Saudi regime drones have launched three airstrikes on the city of Harad in Yemen’s northwestern province of Hajjah, local media say.
Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah satellite television network did not provide further details about the Friday midnight attacks.
This came as Yemeni army forces, backed by popular committees, shelled a Saudi military base in the southwestern province of Dhahran al-Janub and a military base in the country’s southwestern city of Jizan.
Saudi Arabia launched its military aggression against Yemen on March 26 – without a UN mandate – in a bid to undermine the Houthi Ansarullah movement and restore power to the fugitive former president, Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi, an ally of Riyadh.
In the latest Saudi attacks, fighter jets bombarded some areas in Yemen’s Maʼrib province. Warplanes also fired dozens of rockets on the province of Sa’ada, killing at least four civilians.
In southwestern Yemen, Saudi warplanes hit areas in the provinces of Lahij and Aden, killing at least four people.
Over four months of Saudi airstrikes against Yemen have caused severe shortages in basic necessities. Some 80 percent of Yemenis are in dire need of immediate assistance.
Many international aid organizations are seeking a safe passage into Yemen to send much-needed medical and humanitarian supplies to the country.
According to local sources, Saudi Arabia’s onslaught has so far claimed nearly 5,000 lives, mostly civilians, and displaced over a million people internally.