YEMEN Press Agency

Report: Army shoots down drone, inflicts coalition’s troops heavy casualties over 24 hours


SANAA, April 19 (YPA) – Yemen Army has inflicted the troops of Saudi-led coalition heavy losses during launching military operations, including missile, artillery and sniping attacks, and shot down drone aircraft over the past 24 hours, Ansar Allah Media Center said in a statement obtained by Yemen Press Agency.


·        Saudi-led coalition media admitted the killing of six soldiers by Yemen army’s fire n border fronts line.

·        In Hodeidah province:

The Yemeni air defense shot down a US drone aircraft, ”AM Q-9″ , belonging to the Saudi-led coalition.


·        In Jizan border province:

A ballistic missile, Bader-1, was fired toward Jizan airport, hitting its target accurately.

Two Saudi-backed militias were killed by fires od Yemen army in frontlines.

Katyusha rockets were fired toward Saudi soldiers’ gatherings and their military vehicles in Atar amp of Qais mount.

·        In the border Saudi province of Najran:

Five of militias were killed by Yemen army’ s fire in Boqea front.

Dozens of militias were killed and injured in an unique operation on their sites in Sudais.

Artillery shelling targeted militias’ gatherings west of Selh censorship and Boqea desert.

A Saudi-backed militia was sniped in front of Khadhra crossing.

·        In Asir border province:

Artellert shells were fired toward Qashbah and Thiba censorship.

Militias’ gatherings were targeted by artillery beyond Alb crossing, casing direct casualties.

·        In Yemen’s province of Jawf:

Five of militias were killed by the fire of Yemen army in Khub-washaaf and Maslub fronts.

An offensive military operation was carried out on militias’ sites in Waqz and Sadaba areas of Maslub, inflicting the heavy casualties.

·        In Bayda province:

A military vehicle, loaded with ammunition, was targeted by artillery shells.

·        In Marib province:

Yemen army force fired missile and artillery shells toward Saudi-backed militis in  Mas camp and Dhaiq valley.



Sameera Hassn