BAYDA – The Yemeni army and popular committees on Monday launched an offensive on the sites and fortifications of the Saudi-led coalition mercenaries in the Yemeni central province of Bayda, Yemen Press Agency quoted a military official as saying.
The attack inflicted massive losses on the mercenaries, in addition to seizing various military equipment.
The commander of the so-called 19th Brigade, Brigadier Ali Saleh al-Kalibi and the leader Walid Mubark the son of Bayhan axis’s commander were captured in the attack, the official said.
The army forces carried out a counterattack on the coalition’s mercenaries when they tried to advance towards Ras al-Dhahar and the preventive point in Natie district.
The official confirmed that the army forces were able to burn; destroy the armored vehicle that was carrying al-Kalibi, as well as two other military pick-up vehicles, amid a mass escape of the mercenaries in Bayhan axis after their leader was captured.