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Houthis Storm Saudi Military Positions In Jizan And Capture Advanced Anti-Tank Weapon (Video)

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On October 11, the Houthis captured several positions of the Saudi military east of the al-Dud mount in the southern Kingdom’s province of Jizan during a rapid cross border attack, according to the Yemeni al-Masirah TV.

The Houthis media wing released a video of the attack showing Houthi fighters shelling the positions with improvised rocket-assisted munitions (IRAMs) and targeting several gatherings of Saudi soldiers with anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs).

Furthermore, the video shows the Houthis capturing a South Korean-made LIG Nex1 Raybolt ATGM and its launcher during the attack. The Saudi military began using this advanced elector-optical guided anti-tank weapon few months ago. According to open source information, the ATGM has a range of 2.5 km and can overcome reactive armour then penetrate 900mm of rolled homogeneous armour (RHA).

Houthis Storm Saudi Military Positions In Jizan And Capture Advanced Anti-Tank Weapon (Video)

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In the last two months, the Houthis stepped up their cross border attacks. The Yemeni group is likely attempting to distract the Saudi-led coalition from planning to launch a new attack on western coast of Yemen.

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