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Saudi joint forces ambush Houthi militias near Jazan

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Saudi units struck Houthi militias as they were preparing to conduct a ground offensive close to the al-Qarn village near Jazan. (File photo)
Saudi units struck Houthi militias as they were preparing to conduct a ground offensive close to the al-Qarn village near Jazan. (File photo)

Al Arabiya, 15 August 2017 - Joint Saudi forces, on Monday night, carried out a military operation on Houthi strongholds opposite the border region of Jazan, Saudi Arabia.

Saudi units struck Houthi militias as they were preparing to conduct a ground offensive on coalition forces' positions close to the al-Qarn village near Jazan.

Military sources told Al Arabiya that a military ambush took place besieging the militia.

Artillery units shelled Houthi missile platforms as well as militia units.

The source concluded that the military plan succeeded, and the Saudi forces were able to kill dozens of anti-government militants, and destroy supply lines and missile platforms.