The Yemeni army’s missile, artillery forces and drones on Wednesday launched a joint air attack on gatherings of coalition-backed militants in Yemen’s Marib province, a military official told YemenExtra.
The official confirmed that dozens of the paid fighters were killed and injured in the attack, adding that the strikes caused “state of panic and confusion among the milititants.
It is worth mentioned that the Rocketry Force with Air Force targeted UAE Forces Command Center in the same province on February.
Notably, a judicial source said that the Specialized Criminal Prosecution in the capital Sana’a will begin next week to investigate 23 accused of being in relation with terrorist organization, Al Qaeda, ISIS and cooperating with the coalition to form a network for assassinations.
The source told “26 September Net” that the Specialized Criminal Prosecution received today 14 files ,while two days ago it had received 9 files of some accused of belonging to ISIS, al Qaeda and cooperating with the countries of the coalition.
Additionally, a leader of a battalion loyal to coalition was killed on with his guards by in Hajjah province.
At least three people, including a child, were killed after the warplanes hit localities in Yemen’s Hodeidah and Sa’ada provinces yesterday.
In March 2015, the coalition started a war against Yemen with the declared aim of crushing the Houthi Ansarullah movement, who had taken over from the staunch Riyadh ally and fugitive former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, while also seeking to secure the Saudi border with its southern neighbor. Three years and over 600,000 dead and injured Yemeni people and prevented the patients from travelling abroad for treatment and blocked the entry of medicine into the war-torn country, the war has yielded little to that effect.
Several Western countries, the US and Britain in particular, are also accused of being complicit in the ongoing aggression as they supply the Riyadh regime with advanced weapons and military equipment as well as logistical and intelligence assistance.
It is not immediately clear what the exact number of US troops in the Middle East is, but according to recent Pentagon data, the country has roughly 54,000 troops in more than a dozen of Middle Eastern countries and is maintaining military bases in seven of them. The general list includes Egypt, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain.