Coalition: Four Houthi field commanders killed opposite Najran

At the time, Saudi forces also killed at least 40 militants who tried to advance to the Saudi border. (File photo: AP)

Military sources revealed on Monday the death of four Houthi militia field commanders during air raids by the Arab Alliance coalition to support the legitimacy in Yemen.

The coalition targeted militia sites opposite the border city of Najran region, Saudi Arabia.

The sources said that among the dead militia leaders included Mukhtar Saleh Suwaid, Omar Mohammed al-Khulani, Ahmad Ahmad al-Shaafali and Ghaddan Mutahar al-Zamanani.

This comes after Saudi forces also targeted last week Houthi militias positions and those belonging to the ousted guard of Ali Abdullah Saleh near Najran.

Saudi forces, through the use of tanks and artillery, as well as military vehicles with heavy weapons also targeted militia positions who attempted to trespass onto Saudi military posts near the border regions.

At the time, Saudi forces also killed at least 40 militants who tried to advance to the Saudi border. It has also been able to destroy dens used by militias as its stronghold.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:50 - GMT 06:50
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