DAMASCUS, SYRIA (08:30 PM) – Over the course of the past two weeks, several offensives by the Yemeni armed forces near Sana’a have resulted in the death of at least 120 Saudi soldiers, according to a report by Yemen Press.
In a series of strikes carried out by the Armed Forces and the Popular Committees loyal to the revolutionary government that is led by Ansarullah (also known as the Houthi movement), at least 120 Saudi troops were killed, including officers. The source quoted by Yemen Press also claims hundreds more were wounded and at least 10 military vehicles destroyed.
The battle took place in the Nihm district of the Sana’a province, and resulted in territory gained by Ansarullah loyalists on the Saudi-led forces. The report furthermore indicates that the Saudis attempted to retake the territory for the past 15 days, but were unsuccessful.