News ID: 240614
Published: 0822 GMT March 25, 2019

Yemenis kill 20 Saudi forces in Jizan

Yemenis kill 20 Saudi forces in Jizan

Yemeni Armed Forces spokesman announced that the Yemeni army and the popular committees attacks on two Saudis’ positions in Jizan, southern Saudi Arabia killed 20 Saudi forces.

According to Yemeni media ‘Saba’, Brigadier General Yahya Saree said scores of aggressors were also injured and 5 armored cars were damaged.

He added that after monitoring enemy’s movements, the Yemeni Special Forces conducted an operation against Saudis’ positions.

Saree went on to say that enemy’s positions were also targeted by a Zelzal missile, IRNA reported.

Meanwhile earlier, Center for Human Rights Development of Yemen in a report announced that the four-year war in Yemen has so far killed or injured 40,972 Yemenis.

The Yemeni body announced that the Arab-coalition attacks have killed 16,005 people among whom were 3,547 kids and 2,271 women.

This is while, 24,967 others including 3,568 children and 2,560 women were also injured.

According to the report, many of the infrastructures of Yemen were also damaged.

The human rights body went on to say that 15 airports, 16 ports, 216 roads, 284 power plants, 1,623 water networks and 869 governmental organizations were also destroyed.

About 5,914 cluster and phosphorus bombs were also used by Saudis against Yemenis.

The United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2451 to support the Stockholm Agreement on deployment of a team in order to facilitate monitoring and implementing the Agreement and establishing truce in important Yemeni ports.

The resolution mainly focuses on sending essential commodities to the Yemeni people, supporting the Stockholm Agreement, assigning the Secretary-General of the United Nations to implement it and observing the ceasefire.

The fourth round of Yemen peace talks kicked off in Stockholm, Sweden on December 6 with the attendance of UN and the government representatives. It agreed to establish truce in Yemeni ports of al-Hudaydah, al-Salif and Ayn Issa.

Saudi Arabia and its regional allies attacked Yemen in March 2015 to bring back to power the deposed president of Yemen Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.

Since then, the invaders have committed horrible war crimes against Yemeni civilians.

   
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