Double Ballistic Strike On Jizan Regional Airport

Yemen’s Military and Popular Committees continued their military operations against the Saudi Forces and their mercenaries in Jizan, Najran and Asir regions; inflicting heavy human and material losses on their ranks, according to Yemeni military sources.The Missile Forces of Yemen’s Military and Popular Committees launched a locally-modified Qaher M-2 Ballistic Missile, carrying a 350 kg High Explosive (HE) payload and 10 thousand fragments on the Saudi Military Operations Center at the Saudi al-Khadhra’ land port of Najran region on Wednesday dawn, January 17, 2018, after monitoring the targeted invaders’ forces movements; resulting in heavy human and material losses within their ranks. The missile’s maximum range is 400 km; its circular error probable (CEP) is between 5-10 m, making it the Missile Forces’ most accurate ballistic missile up to this point.

This came after the Missile Forces of Yemen’s Military and Popular Committees launched a short-range ballistic missile on the Saudi Jizan regional airport on Tuesday night, January 16, 2018, after monitoring the targeted invaders’ forces movements; resulting in heavy human and material losses within their ranks.

Two Saudi soldiers were shot dead by the Sniper Units of Yemen’s Military and Popular Committees at the Saudi military sites in the villages of Hamidhah and Qawwa as a third Saudi soldier was sniped and a heavy machinegun disabled south of Hamidhah Village of Jizan region on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

Earlier on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, a Saudi soldier was shot dead by the Sniper Units of Yemen’s Military and Popular Committees at the Saudi military sites in the village of Qawwa in Jizan region.

Meantime, several Saudi soldiers were killed when an explosive device planted by the Engineering Units of Yemen’s Military and Popular Committees was detonated, destroying one of their Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs) behind al-Khaqaqah of Jizan region on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

 Concurrently, several Saudi soldiers were killed along with their mercenaries and others injured when Yemen’s Military and Popular Committees stormed their positions and concentration points on a number of hills around Qais Mountain of Jizan region on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

This came as several mercenaries were killed and others injured when the Artillery Forces of Yemen’s Military and Popular Committees shelled their positions and concentration points east of the Jallah military site as the al-Hamra’ (Arabic for red) Hill was combed in Jizan region on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

 Separately, several Saudi soldiers were killed and others injured when the Missile Forces of Yemen’s Military and Popular Committees pounded their artillery emplacements off Alb land port in Asir region with a number of Katyusha Rockets on Tuesday night, January 16, 2018.

 Several mercenaries were also killed and others injured earlier in the night when the Artillery Forces of Yemen’s Military and Popular Committees shelled their positions and concentration points in al-Boq’ Desert off Najran regionon Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This came after several mercenaries were killed and others when the Missile and Artillery Forces of Yemen’s Military and Popular Committees bombarded their positions and concentration points at al-Khadhra’ land port of Najran region on Monday, January 15, 2018.

Meanwhile, several mercenaries were  killed when Yemen’s Military and Popular Committees destroyed two of their AFVs off Rashahah of Najran region on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

 Moreover, several Saudi soldiers were killed and others injured when the Artillery Forces of Yemen’s Military and Popular Committees shelled their positions and concentration points in Qawwa Village of Jizan region on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Earlier in the day, several Saudi soldiers were killed and others injured when the Artillery Forces of Yemen’s Military and Popular Committees shelled their positions and concentration points in Hamidhah Village, al-Abadiah, Qa’em Zabid and south of al-Khal Villageof Jizan region on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

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