JIZAN -The Yemeni army has on Tuesday shelled gatherings of the Saudi army and its mercenaries in Jizan region. This was confirmed by Yemen Press Agency based on a military official’s report.
According to the official, the artillery unit of the army bombed positions of the Saudi troops and their mercenaries in in Tewal border crossing, causing direct casualties.
Moreover, the army forces also targeted other gatherings of the mercenaries and their military mechanisms at Khashel tower, leaving several deaths and injuries in their ranks.
Furthermore, several of Saudi-led coalition mercenaries were killed or wounded in an ambush in front of Qais mountain of the same region.
Earlier in the day, the Yemen army forces have repelled a large-scale attack of coalition-backed mercenaries Tewal border crossing.
Dozens of the mercenaries were killed and injured during repelling their attack which came from three tracks, added the official.
The mercenaries’ attack was supported with coalition’s warplanes, reconnaissance and helicopters, and lasted for hours, but eventually the mercenaries were pushed back, suffering heavy losses in lives and military equipment without achieving any progress on the ground.
The Yemeni army, backed by the Popular Committees, have recently stepped up their attacks against the Saudi army and its mercenaries on several border fronts, in retaliation to its war crimes against innocent civilians.