BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 P.M.) – The Saudi Coalition and their Yemeni allies scored a big advance in the northern region of Yemen on Wednesday, seizing several points from the Houthi forces in the Sa’ada Governorate.
According to local reports, the Saudi Coalition and their allies managed to link up with their forces in Kitaf wa Al-Boqa’i District after seizing the Jashiran mountain chain.
The Jashiran mountain chain is an imperative part of the Kitaf wa Al-Boqa’i District as it stretches more than 20km deep through the northern part of the Sa’ada Governorate.
The Saudi Coalition has recently stepped up their campaign in the Sa’ada Governorate, following a failed Houthi offensive inside the nearby Jizan Province of southern Saudi Arabia.
Moreover, with the ongoing ceasefire in the Hodeidah Governorate has allowed the Saudi Coalition to concentrate on the Houthi positions inside of Sa’ada.