Yemen’s Ansarullah fighters have killed dozens of Sudanese mercenaries hired by Saudi-the led coalition which is waging war against its war-torn neighbor.
According to Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah satellite television network on Saturday, the Sudanese forces were killed as Yemeni forces ambushed their convoy in the northwestern province of Hajjah.
During the attack, large amounts of Saudi weaponry, including several tanks, was also destroyed.
Earlier in the day, Yemeni army troops, backed by Popular Committees’ fighters, killed an unspecified number of Saudi troopers after their vehicle came under a volley of Yemeni Katyusha rockets in the Arab kingdom’s southwestern region of Jizan.
The Saudi aggression was launched in March 2015 in support of Yemen’s former Riyadh-friendly government and against the country’s Houthi Ansarullah movement, which has been running state affairs in the absence of an effective administration.
The offensive has, however, achieved neither of its goals despite the spending of billions of petrodollars and the enlisting of Saudi Arabia’s regional and Western allies.
The Yemeni Ministry of Human Rights announced in a statement on March 25 that the Saudi-led war had left 600,000 civilians dead and injured during the past three years.
The United Nations says a record 22.2 million people are in need of food aid, including 8.4 million threatened by severe hunger. A high-ranking UN aid official recently warned against the “catastrophic” living conditions in Yemen, stating that there was a growing risk of famine and cholera there.
H/t reader squodgy:
“Classic and Beautiful. What karma.
The US co-ordinate employing Sudanese mercenaries to infiltrate Yemen and destroy the Yemeni army from within, but are caught out by the Yemenis”
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