24-07-2021 11:30 PM Jerusalem Timing

Senior Saudi Commander Killed in Yemeni Attack

Senior Saudi Commander Killed in Yemeni Attack

Al-Manar correspondent in Yemen reported that a senior Saudi commander was killed in a Yemeni attack on a Saudi border area of Jizan.

Al-Manar correspondent in Yemen reported that a senior Saudi commander was killed in a Yemeni attack on a Saudi border area of Jizan.

For its part, Riyadh said the commander of Saudi eighteenth army brigade, Major General Abdul Rahman bin Saad al-Shahrani, was injured as he was inspecting military deployments along the kingdom’s southern border regions, Saudi Arabian armed forces announced in a statement released by the official Saudi Press Agency on Sunday.

senior Saudi commanderShahrani died after being transferred to hospital for treatment.

Earlier in the day, Yemeni troops took control of two Saudi army bases in the border region of Jizan.

Yemen has been since March 26 under brutal aggression by Saudi-led coalition. Thousands have been martyred and injured in the attack, with the vast majority of them are civilians.

Riyadh launched the attack on Yemen in a bid to restore power to fugitive president Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi who is a close ally to Saudi Arabia.

However, Yemeni army, backed by popular committees and tribal fighter has been responding to the aggression by targeting several Saudi border military posts and cleansing several areas across the country, especially the country’s south, from Hadi and al-Qaeda-linked militias.