Gov't forces inflicts Houthis heavy casualties in Al-Jawf and Marib

Al-Jawf (Debriefer)
2020-04-21 | Since 6 Day

Yemeni government forces inflict heavy losses on Houthis in Al-Jawf and Marib (archive)

A number of Ansar Allah group (Houthis) were killed and injured on Monday in clashes with Yemeni government forces in the Al-Jawf border region with Saudi Arabia, according to the Yemeni Ministry of Defense website, "26 September".

26 September quoted the commander of the 22nd Infantry Brigade, Brigadier General Abdo Abdullah al-Mikhlafi as saying that "Clashes erupted after Houthi attacks on the army in the Jadafar area, east of Al-Hazm, Al-Jawf Center.

"The army was able to thwart the attack and force the enemy to retreat and flee after it had suffered casualties.", he added.

Al-Mikhlafi indicated that the bodies of the Houthi fighters are still "scattered in the confrontation area of ​​the Al-Hazm deserts."

Brigadier Al-Mikhlafi confirmed, "The army forces are committed to the ceasefire, and they reserve the right to respond to all Houthi attacks."

Earlier on Monday, government forces said they "thwarted infiltration attempts by the Houthis on a number of sites in the Maysarah in Serwah front, west of Marib Governorate, and incurred Houthis heavy losses in equipment and lives."

The government forces confirmed that "the Houthis shelled sites where the forces are stationed in Hailan, Al-Mashjah, and Al-Makhdara, in conjunction with a similar bombing targeting sites in the Qaniya front, north of Al-Bayda Governorate."

"Dozens of Houthis were and injured in Nehm district, east of the capital, Sana'a.", Government forces affirmed.

For its part, the Houthi-run Al-Masirah TV affiliated to the Houthis said that the coalition air force carried out 20 air strikes on the governorate of Marib, northeast of Yemen, distributed 11 air strikes on the district of Majzar northwest in Marib, and 9 air strikes on the Sarwah district, west of Marib.


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