The Houthis launched a new military operation in the southern Saudi province of Jizan on April 26. In the course of the operation, the Yemeni group captured several key positions from the Saudi-led coalition east of the al-Nar mount.
A video showing the newly-captured positions was released by the Houthis media wing. Several light weapons, which were captured by Houthi fighters during the clashes, can be also seen in the video.
Few days ago, the Houthis launched a similar attack on the Saudi-led coalition’s positions near the al-Dud mount. As a result of the attack, the coalition lost several positions. Furthermore, many Sudanese soldiers were reportedly killed in the clashes.
The recent advance by the Houthis in Jizan indicates that the performance of Saudi-led coalition forces deployed along Yemen’s border is actually getting worse. The Yemeni group will likely try to take advantage of this by developing its operations not only in Jizan, but also in Asir and Najran.