The Yemeni army and popular forces targeted and pounded several strategic Saudi military bases in the Southern part of the kingdom with a barrage of missile attacks, inflicting heavy losses on the Riyadh government troops.
The Yemeni forces hit the military bases in Assir province in Southern Saudi Arabia in retaliation for the Saudi airstrikes on the Yemeni civilians across the neighboring country.
Media sources announced that al-Malteh and al-Shabakeh military bases in Assir province came under the Yemeni missile attacks.
There are yet no reports on the exact number of the Saudi troops killed in the attack, the sources added.
Meantime, the Yemeni army and popular forces conducted military operation against the Saudi troops in the border city of Jizan and captured new positions.
In relevant developments earlier this week, the Yemeni army and popular forces continued their advances in Southern Saudi Arabia, inflicting losses on the military hardware of the kingdom’s government troops.
The Saudi military bases, positions, hardware were hit hard in the Yemeni forces’ attacks in Assir, Jizan and Najran provinces in retaliation for Saudi Arabia’s continued airstrikes on the Yemeni civilian population.
“The Yemeni army destroyed an armored vehicle of the Saudi army in Sahveh military base in Assir province,” the Arabic-language al-Mayadeen satellite TV quoted an unnamed military source as saying on Monday.
The source noted that seven military vehicles of the Saudi army came under Yemeni forces’ mortar attacks in Sharqan region.
The Yemeni army and popular forces also destroyed the gathering center of Saudi soldiers in al-Meysal region of Assir province.