Yemen’s Houthi movement released a video on Saturday. It claimed to be an attack by fighters in the Saudi Arabian border area on the front lines. which Houthi media said Saudi soldiers were arrested and killed.
A spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition, which has been fighting the Houthi group cooperating with Iran for more than six years, did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Houthi-run Al Masirah television station on Twitter cited military sources that more than 80 Saudi soldiers and Sudanese “mercenaries” were killed or wounded. Dozens were arrested in operations near Al Khoubah in the Jazan district of southern Saudi Arabia.
if confirmed The attack will further complicate efforts by the United Nations and the United States to establish a ceasefire in a conflict commonly seen in the region as a proxy war between rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Some video footage on Al Masirah’s Telegram account, which could not be verified by Reuters, shows a man in military uniform burning. as they escaped from the rocky hill
Sudanese forces are assigned as part of a Saudi-led military alliance that intervened in Yemen in March 2015 after the Houthis drove the internationally recognized government from the capital Sanaa.
The war has been in a military standstill for years. The Houthis owns most of Yemen.
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