Dozens of the coalition troops killed ,wounded in this operation by the Yemeni army forces on the West Coast
Dozens of the Saudi-led coalition, backed by the US, troops were killed and wounded on Friday evening, including prominent military leaders, in a qualitative operation by the Yemeni army forces on the West Coast Front.
A military source said that the missile force targeted large gatherings of the paid fighters , which follows the so-called “Public Transport Brigade Presidential Guard,” with a suitable missile, on the outskirts of the Directorate of Tuhaita, hitting its target with high accuracy.
According to the source, many of the paid fighters were killed and wounded, including military and field commanders, most notably the commander of the so-called “Transport Brigade Presidential Guard”, the paid fighters leader “Nazih al-Azabi”, who was seriously injured on the head and parts of his body.
The US-Saudi-led coalition launched an offensive on Hudaydah on 12 June in the largest battle of the war that the United Nations fears risks triggering a famine in Yemen where an estimated 8.4 million people are on the verge of starvation. Recently, It has been paused for peace talks, but no deal has been struck leaving Yemenis pessimistic over a viable political process.
Abdulmalik al-Houthi, the leader of the Houthi(Ansarallah) movement, which is the main force that faces the coallition, said on a TV speech ,” The decision of invading the Yemeni ,western coast, has been taken and adopted by the United States of America,noting that the Saudis are trying to abolish Yemen’s freedom,” stressing that it was the people of Yemen’s right to defend their country.
The Bab el-Mandab Strait, which is the southern entrance to the Red Sea, is one of the world’s key shipping lanes for crude oil and allows crude exports into the European market.
The United Nations said more than 350,000 people have been displaced from the strategic Red Sea port town of Hudaydah in western Yemen since June.Deputy spokesman for the Secretary-General, Farhan Haq, said during a press conference on Monday that violent clashes have erupted in the city over the past few days, especially in the Ad Durayhimi district.He added that emergency humanitarian assistance has already been provided to more than 90 per cent of those displaced.