Saudi warplanes target fresh areas across Yemen

Saudi military aircraft have conducted a new round of airstrikes against several areas across Yemen.

On Tuesday morning, massive explosions shook Ta’izz, situated 346 kilometers (214 miles) south of the capital, Sana’a, as Saudi fighter jets launched airstrikes against the international airport in the southwestern Yemeni city.

There were no immediate reports of possible casualties and the extent of damage caused in the aerial assaults.

Saudi warplanes also hit the al-Omari camp north of the Bab al-Mandeb Strait and off Yemen’s coast as well as the al-Arqoub military camp, which lies east of the Yemeni capital. No words about casualties were available.

Moreover, Saudi jets struck the road linking Haydan district to Maran region in the northwestern province of Sa’ada, though, no casualties were reported.

A Yemeni fisherman lost his life on Tuesday, when Saudi frigates fired a number of missiles at the Mokha port city, situated 346 kilometers (214 miles) south of Sana’a.

Saudi military aircraft also targeted a truck carrying crates of fruits in the Kholan neighborhood of Sana’a.

Meanwhile, Yemeni army soldiers backed by allied fighters from Popular Committees fired several rockets at the main military base in the al-Khobe district of Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border province of Jizan on Tuesday. There were no reports of casualties among Saudi troopers.

Yemeni forces also repelled an offensive by militiamen loyal to fugitive former President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi in Kofel district of Yemen’s central province of Ma’rib.

Tens of Saudi soldiers were also reportedly killed when Yemeni army forces ambushed them close to the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, which connects the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden.