YEMEN Press Agency

High-ranking military commander loyal to coalition killed in Jawf

JAWF, Feb. 20 (YPA) – A high-ranking military commander loyal to Saudi-led coalition was killed on Thursday in an attack carried out by the Yemeni army forces on coalition military sites in Jawf province, a military official said.

According to the official, the commander of the so-called the 155th infantry Brigade in Sadiq Amin al-Okaimi alongside with several of his escorts and commanders were killed in the recent attack in al-Khamish front of Ghail district, waged by the army forces there in defense against invaders and their mercenaries. ”

The Saudi-led coalition forces have suffered significant human and material casualties as a result of the fighting, between Yemeni army forces and Saudi-led coalition forces. Recently, Yemeni forces have liberated several areas in Jawf province,  after the great success of Operation Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous.