Saudi apache helicopters hit militias near Jazan


Saudi Arabia’s apache helicopters targeted militia in a border attack across Jazan and recorded direct hits, an Al Arabiya News correspondent reported.

Saudi Arabia has been ramping up counter-attacks in recent days after militias launched several cross border rocket attacks.

The apache attacks come after a Houthi rocket landed on Wednesday in Jazan and injured a Yemeni resident in al-Tawal village.

Major setbacks

A year and a half into Yemen’s ongoing war between the internationally recognized government of Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and Houthi militias have caused several loses on both sides, however recent months have seen the Houthi movement suffer major setbacks after the deaths of senior militia leaders.

Military analysts consider the formation of a national salvation government by the militias as a response to the crisis caused by their losses, AlArabiya.net reported.

Source: saudigazette.com.sa

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