At least eight Saudi soldiers and mercenaries have been killed by the Houthi-Saleh alliance’s fighters in the Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border regions of Asir and Jizan.
Eight Saudi soldiers and pro-Saudi mercenaries have been shot dead by the Houthi-Saleh alliance’s fighters in the Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border regions of Asir and Jizan, the PressTV news portal reported on Thursday.
According to the al-Masirah TV-channel, three Saudi fighters were killed in the Tabat al-Zabreh area in Jizan region, located 969 kilometers to the south of the Saudi capital of Riyadh on Wednesday evening.
At the same time, the alliance also launched an attack on an outpost, located in the Tabat al-Ghomameh area in the same region, and killed another Saudi soldier there.
Separately, four Saudi-sponsored mercenaries were shot dead, while they were crossing the Alab border in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern region of Asir.
Later, a missile was fired by the Houthi-Saleh alliance on gatherings of Saudi soldiers, stationed in al-Rabiea town in Asir. However, there still have been no reports about any casualties or damages.
The Yemeni side also launched several Katyusha rockets on the al-Mostahaddeth military base, located near Reqabah al-Hamad region, as well as artillery rounds on al-Ash military base, located in the southwestern region of Najran.
On Thursday morning, Shaab al-Jinn military outpost, located close to Mandeb Strait, was fired with a medium-range ballistic missile. As a result, scores of Saudi mercenaries were killed and wounded.
In addition, the Houthi-Saleh alliance’s fighters launched a domestically-manufactured Zelzal-2 (Earthquake-2) missile on Saudi positions in al-Saaq region, located in the central Yemeni province of Shabwah. There still have not been any reports about casualties or damages.
At the same time, early on Thursday, three airstrikes were carried out by Saudi fighter jets in Usaylan district in Shabwah province. The Saudi Air Force also hit al-Omari region in Dhubab district, located in the southwestern Yemeni province of Taiz.