Sanaa, Al Arabiya, 27 December 2017 – The Yemeni army announced on Wednesday that dozens of Houthi militia fighters have been killed and injured as a result of the intensive coalition air raids of the Arab alliance on their positions in the province of al-Jawf north of the country.
The official website of the Yemeni army quoted a field source as saying: “The air raids targeted sites and mechanisms of combat and weapons storages of the militia located in the Ham camp in the directorate of Mitoun north of the province.”
According to the source, the raids led to the deaths and injuries of the militia, in addition to the destruction of heavy vehicles along with weapons and ammunition.
He explained that other raids targeted a gathering of militia elements in a training camp led by the Houthi leader Abdul-Karim al-Houthi, in the valley of Soda Madhab, located between the directorates of Burt al-Marashi and Harf Sufian.
He confirmed that the raids resulted in dozens of deaths and injuries among the Houthis.
The Yemeni army, with the assistance of coalition air forces liberated large areas in the border province of al-Jawf with Saudi Arabia. Most notably, they took control over the region and the Ajashr strategic camp and consolidated the Jawf and Saada, the main stronghold of the Houthi militia in the far north of Yemen.