Yemeni Missiles Destroy Strategic Saudi Military Base in Jizan

Yemeni Missiles Destroy Strategic Saudi Military Base in Jizan
Sat Jul 18, 2015 20:40:04

The Yemeni army launched missile attacks on a strategic military base in Southern Saudi Arabia on Saturday in retaliation for Riyadh's continued airstrikes on their nation.

The Yemeni forces fully destroyed the Malhama military base in Jizan with 12 missiles, al-Massyra news website reported on Saturday.

The Yemeni army also targeted al-Sharafa and Nahvaqa military bases in Najran on Saturday.

On Friday, the Yemeni forces hit al-Moazab military base with 10 missiles and al-Khoube military base with 6 missiles.

The Yemeni army also destroyed the watch tower of Al-Hasira military base in Jizan.

Yemeni Army Spokesman Brigadier General Sharaf Luqman said in a statement that the missiles hit and destroyed the target in precision attacks,FNA reported.

Earlier in the day, civilian targets were pummeled by Saudi air raids in the Northwestern province of Saada in which large groups of people lost their lives.

After Ansarullah's major gains in the fight, Riyadh launched airstrikes against Yemen on March 26 without a UN's mandate. Saudi Arabia aims to undermine the Ansarullah popular fighters and restore power to fugitive President Mansour Hadi, who is a staunch ally of Riyadh.

Despite Riyadh's claims that it is bombing the positions of the Ansarullah fighters, Saudi warplanes are flattening residential areas and civilian infrastructures.

The monarchy's aerial bombardments have so far claimed the lives of at least 5,122 people, mostly women and children.

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