Saudi army commander killed in Houthi missile attack on military base
About three ballistic missiles launched by Houthi rebels hit a Saudi military installation near the Yemeni border on Wednesday evening, Sputnik reported, citing multiple sources. The report said that although at least three missiles struck the Saudi military facility, there remained a possibility that at least seven missiles would strike the facility, causing many casualties.
Citing a statement by the Houthi armed forces in Sana’a, the report further stated that a series of ballistic missiles had also struck targets in the Yemeni governorates of Ma’rib and Taiz. The statement revealed that the three missiles were used in the strike against Dhahran al-Janub, a Saudi base in the Asir region of Saudi Arabia, which “resulted in the death and injury of a large number of Saudi enemy officers and soldiers “. The commander of the first Saudi regiment, Mansour Ali al-Asmari, was reportedly killed in the airstrike.
Yemeni president has yet to comment on the attacks
Two ballistic missiles were reportedly fired at a training center west of Taiz, in government-controlled territory in southwest Yemen, according to a Houthi statement, but it is not known which member of the Houthi. the alliance operated the base. Another pair of ballistic missiles was also fired, targeting the eastern front of Marib.
Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, however, had yet to make a statement on the attacks. Additionally, the Saudi-led coalition, which includes Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, has yet to comment on the attacks. The Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces (RSADF) said earlier on Wednesday it had shot down three Houthi ballistic missiles targeting the southern region of the kingdom.
150 Iran-backed Houthi militants killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes
At the same time, more than 150 Iranian-backed Houthi militants were reportedly killed in airstrikes carried out by a Saudi-led military coalition in the pro-government stronghold of Marib in the north of the country on November 6. , according to a Yemeni publication. The New Arabic reported.
The incident came just days after security officials on both sides told the Associated press, on condition of anonymity, that huge deaths had been recorded in clashes between Yemeni government troops and the Houthis, mainly on the Houthi side.
The operations resulted in the destruction of 14 military vehicles and the elimination of more than 157 terrorist operatives, according to a statement from the coalition, cited by the Saudi state news agency. SPA.
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