RIYADH (Press TV) – At least three Saudi soldiers have been killed when a powerful landmine explosion ripped through their military vehicle in the kingdom’s southwestern border region of Najran.
An informed source, requesting anonymity, told Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network that the incident occurred on Friday afternoon, identifying the deceased as Mohammed al-Fatih, Hazam al-Farwan and Hayef al-Qahtani.
Later in the day, Saudi fighter jets carried out five airstrikes against Samah military base in Yemen’s southwestern city of Dhamar, located some 100 kilometers (62 miles) south of the Yemeni capital, Sana'a.
There were no immediate reports about possible casualties and the extent of damage caused.
Separately, Saudi warplanes launched two aerial attacks against Sahar district in Yemen's mountainous northwestern province of Sa'ada. No casualties or injuries were reported.