Dozens of UAE-, Saudi-backed militants killed in Yemeni missile strike in Shabwah province: Report

Dozens of UAE-, Saudi-backed militants killed in Yemeni missile strike in Shabwah province: Report

Dozens of militants sponsored by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia have been killed when Yemeni army soldiers and fighters from allied Popular Committees launched a missile strike against their position in Yemen’s southern province of Shabwah.

Informed sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Yemen News Portal website that a massive explosion shook a military camp of the UAE-backed militants – better known by the nom de guerre the Giants – in the Nokhan area, which lies east of the provincial capital of Ataq, on Monday evening.

According to the sources, the incident occurred when Yemeni soldiers and allied fighters launched a domestically-developed ballistic missile at the site, leaving dozens of the militants killed and injured.

The development came a day after Lebanon’s Arabic-language al-Mayadeen television news network reported that the commander of the so-called Third Brigade, Majdi al-Radfani, had died of his injuries after Yemeni army troops and their allies targeted UAE-sponsored…

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