Yemeni Tribesmen Gain Control of Saudi City in Jazan
Fars News Agency ~ Yemeni tribal troops have gained control over a strategic city in the Southwestern Saudi province of Jazan, sources announced on Saturday.
Senior Yemeni militray sources said on Saturday that the country’s tribal fighters won control over the city of Ahad al-Masareha in Jazan after exchanging fire with the Saudi forces for only around 3 hours.
The tribesmen have also captured more than 60 Saudi troops after taking the control of the city, the sources added.
Taking a fair share of their spoils, the tribal forces also seized 22 Hummer vehicles, 17 armored Jeeps and huge amount of arms and ammunition in the operation.
Cross-border skirmishes between the Saudi troops and Yemeni tribes have flared up over the last two weeks, as the monarchy’s illegal airstrikes continue and have so far claimed the lives of thousands of…
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