JIZAN- With a sudden preemptive strike, the Missile Force of the Yemeni army has on Tuesday at midnight fired two ballistic missiles on gatherings of the Saudi army and its mercenaries in Jizan Region, a military official told Yemen Press Agency.
The official said that two Badr P-1 missiles were fired on Saudi army mercenary groups at a training camp in al-Nar Mountains at the Jizan border front.
The missiles hit their targets, causing serious human and material casualties, the official added
He confirmed the death and injury of large numbers of mercenaries, with many others fleeing the scene.
A source in the Missile Forces said the second Badr P-1 missile targeted the fifth battalion of the Saudi-led coalition in front of al-Khobah city.
According to the source, “dozens of Saudi army mercenaries fell, dead and wounded by the precise strike on the gatherings of the so-called Al- Arobah Brigade in the same district.”
According to a press release issued by the Yemeni Missile Forces, the Badr P-1 missile strikes left more than 70 dead and wounded from the Saudi army mercenaries in al-Khobah axis, including three commanders and officers.
The source said ambulances were seen rushing to the targeted training camp, while the remaining Saudi army mercenaries fled the area.