Saudi Air Strike Kills 20 Yemeni Civilians


Sana’a: t least 20 people have lost their lives and scores of others have sustained injuries in the latest wave of Saudi airstrikes against Yemen. According to Yemen’s Saba Net news agency, on Saturday, Saudi fighter jets bombarded a mosque and a gas station in the Hajr area of the Qabbaytah district in Yemen’s Southwestern Province of Lahij, martyring seven civilians and wounding seven others.

Meanwhile, five Yemenis were martyred and three more injured after Saudi bombers pounded the Saqayn district in the northern Yemeni Province of Sa’ada. Saudi warplanes also targeted a bank and a residential complex in the Mukha district of the Southern Province of Ta’izz, leaving four people martyred and dozens more injured.

In the Khadir district of Ta’izz, Saudi missiles hit a gas station and martyred four Yemenis. Several others were also wounded in the raid. In another development, hundreds of Sudanese forces reportedly arrived in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden on Saturday, the first group of an estimated 10,000 troops, who are to join the Saudis in the invasion of Yemen.

According to reports, the Sudanese will be stationed in Aden and participate in the battle against Yemen’s Ansarullah fighters.

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