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Publish Date: 10:58 - 17 January 2018
TEHRAN, January 17 - Yemen’s Army missile unit targeted Saudi Arabia’s army operation base situated in south of the country.

TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - Launching short-range missiles of “Qahir M-2” on Tuesday evening to Jazan airport in southwest Saudi Arabia for, the Yemeni army fired another new missile to southern Saudi Arabia.

Yemen’s Army missile unit fired a “Qahir M-2” intermediate-range ballistic missile on Wednesday morning at Saudi Arabia’s "Army Operations Center" at the Al-Khadhra border crossing of Najran, al-Masirah reported.

According to the news channel, an army official in Yemen’s missile unit confirmed that the missile hit the intended target and destroyed it.

The Riyadh regime, together with a coalition of its allies launched, a military campaign against Yemen in March 2015, seeking to return its favorite ex-Yemeni administration to power and crush the country’s Houthi Ansarullah movement.

A frame grab from video provided by Yemen’s War Media outlet shows a missile fired by Yemeni forces.

Almost three years into the war, the Saudi-led coalition has fallen short of the objectives in the face of strong resistance by Ansarullah and its allied forces.

Besides defending Yemen against the Saudi aggression, Ansarullah has also been running state affairs in the capital, Sana’a, in the absence of an effective administration.

Some 13,600 Yemenis have died since the onset of the Saudi war, which has also taken a heavy toll on Yemen’s infrastructure and pushed the impoverished country to the edge of famine.

 

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