BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 P.M.) – The Houthi forces launched a drone attack on a group of pro-government Yemeni Army soldiers during a parade in the Al-Lahj Governorate on Thursday, Al-Jazeera reported.
Citing a Houthi spokesperson, Al-Jazeera said that the Houthi drone strike managed to kill to least five Yemeni soldiers and wounded 20 more after their bombs hit the army’s parade in the Al-Lahj Governorate.
Among those wounded by the Houthi attack were a number of high ranking Yemeni Army officials, including the head of Yemen’s intelligence service Mohammad Saleh Tamah, senior military commander Mohammad Jawas, and governor of Al-Lahj Ahmad Al-Turki.
The Houthi forces also wounded the Yemeni Army’s Chief of Staff Abdullah Al-Nakhee, the Al-Jazeera report said.
“Our intelligence intercepted communications between enemy commanders in which they mentioned that the chief of staff was wounded,” the report added.