Saudi regime airstrikes kill 32 civilians across Yemen ~ Yemen Updates: 11 June 2015
More than 30 civilians have reportedly been killed in Yemen when Saudi warplanes conducted a fresh round of airstrikes against the neighboring country.
According to reports, 20 civilians were killed when Saudi air raids targeted several areas in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden.
Locals said the Saudi fighter jets hit a public bus on a highway in north of Aden, killing all its passengers. A civilian car and a farming pick-up also came under similar attacks near Aden, the sources said.
Earlier in the day, Saudi warplanes dropped bombs on several areas, including a school and a water reservoir, across the northern province of Sa’ada, killing at least 10 civilians, including seven women, Arabic-language al-Masirah satellite television network reported.
Meanwhile, two people lost their lives in another Saudi air raid on the northern province of al-Jawf.
In another development on Thursday, Yemeni army and popular committees launched retaliatory attacks on army bases inside the Saudi territory and killed at least 2 Saudi soldiers.
The popular committees, including Ansarullah fighters, also fired artillery shells at military bases in Saudi Arabia’s south-western province of Dhahran al-Janub. Two Saudi soldiers have reportedly been killed in the artillery attacks.
Yemenis also targeted ta Saudi military site in Jabal al-Dood of the Jizan region in southwestern Saudi Arabia, destroying a number of vehicles.
The Saudi military campaign has so far left nearly 4,300 people dead. Meanwhile, the UN says nearly 2,000 people have been killed and 7,330 injured due to the conflict in Yemen since March 19.
مدفعية العدوان السعودي تعاود قصف المنازل والقرى في حرض وميدي
Saudi Artillery and Bombing Villages and Homes
العدوان يشن سلسلة غارات على عدد من مديريات محافظة صعدة
Saudi Attack on Saada
11 June 2015 19:01
Head of the Political and Ideological Office of Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces said Wednesday that Yemeni people manufacture missile themselves to use for self-defense. “Some people assume that Yemeni Zelzal missiles have been bought from a foreign country by the former government. It is not right,” Hojjatoleslam Gholamreza Safaei said speaking to IRNA. Safaei said that Yemeni people themselves produce…
11 June 2015 18:41
Yemen’s Ansarullah movement fired artillery shells at Saudi military bases in the province of Dhahran al-Janub (Southern Dhahran). As many as 27 rockets and several artillery shells were fired at different military sites in the province in the Southwestern region of Asir, al-Masirah TV reported. There has been no immediate report on the number of casualties or the extent of the damage…
11 June 2015 15:44
An informed source in rejected the reports that Lieutenant General Muhammad bin Ahmed al-Shaalan, the commander of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF), died of a heart attack, saying the the General was killed in Yemen’s missile attacks. The official Saudi Press Agency qouted the Ministry of Defense as saying on Wednesday that Shaalan died of a heart attack during a…
11 June 2015 15:42
Yemeni army and Ansarullah fighters stormed a Saudi military base near the border between the two countries in retaliation for Riyadh’s ongoing bombardment of their country. The Yemeni forces stormed military base, Jabal al-Dood, forcing the Saudi soldiers to flee. Meanwhile, two Saudi soldiers were killed in Dhahran al-Janoub of Asir Province after Yemeni fighters shelled their positions in a retaliatory attack. On…
11 June 2015 15:35
A well-known Saudi source rejected the reports that Lieutenant General Muhammad bin Ahmed al-Shaalan, the commander of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF), has died of a heart attack, saying that his body was charred showing that he has been killed in an enemy attack. Jamal Bean wrote on his Tweeter page that Shaalan and his accompanying team have been killed…
11 June 2015 15:31
The Yemeni army and Popular Committees (PC) forces stormed on Thursday morning the Al-Dood Saudi military site for the second time in retaliation for the Saudi-US aggression on Yemen, leaving a number of hostile vehicles destroyed as Saudi soldiers were escaping the blows of resistance units. Earlier on Wednesday, the Al-Dood military site witnessed fierce clashes against the Saudi border guards,…
11 June 2015 12:18
At least two Saudi soldiers have been killed after their positions were shelled by Yemeni forces in southern Saudi Arabia. The deaths came on Thursday, when Yemeni forces targeted a Saudi military base in Dhahran al-Janoub of Asir Province. Yemeni fighters fired several mortar rounds as well as 26 rockets on three Saudi military bases in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern city of Jizan. Yemeni…
11 June 2015 7:23
Fighters belonging to Yemen’s Ansarullah movement, backed by allied armed forces, have fired artillery shells at Saudi military bases in the southwestern province of Dhahran al-Janub. As many as 27 rockets and several artillery shells were fired at different military sites in the province in the southwestern region of Asir, al-Masirah TV reported on Thursday. There has been no immediate report on…