Four killed in Saudi Arabia in cross-border shelling from Yemen

A Houthi shell hit Samtah, in the southwestern Saudi border region of Jazan, a tweet by the Saudi civil defence said.

Four people were killed and three wounded in Saudi Arabia when a shell fired from inside Yemen exploded in a town close to the border, Saudi civil defense said on Monday.

The shell hit Samtah, in the southwestern Saudi border region of Jazan, a tweet by the Saudi civil defence said.

Seven Saudi soldiers and dozens of Houthi militias were killed in heavy fighting on the border with Yemen on Sunday.

The cross-border incident comes after Saudi military spokesman Brigadier General Ahmed al-Asiri warned Iran-backed Houthis militias that the kingdom’s borders are a “red line” after the latter attempted to infiltrate Saudi territories

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 13:58 - GMT 10:58
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