WATCH: Coalition strikes Houthi militias near Saudi border

Drone strikes targeting houthi and Saleh loyalist forces near the Saudi border in Yemen. (Al Arabiya)

Arab Coalition strikes targeted Houthi Militia posts near the Saudi-Yemen border.

The strikes also targeted forces loyal to ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh present alongside the border.

Military vehicles that transferred militias towards Saudi borders to plant mines were hit, according to a coalition statement.

Houthi military reinforcements gathered in Bayhan district in Shabwah governorate were targeted destroying an arms cache.

Houthi militias and forces loyal to Saleh stationed in the Al Maton district in Jawf governorate were simultaneously struck in shelling by Yemeni Army forces alongside the popular resistance force.

A Yemeni military source told Al Arabiya that Houthi militia men stationed themselves in residents’ houses and farms and used people as human shields.

Last Update: Monday, 16 October 2017 KSA 21:14 - GMT 18:14

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