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(FNA) ~ Fierce clashes erupted between the Saudi army and opposition forces in the province of Najran in the Southern parts of the Arab country.

Early reports said tens of Saudi troops were killed in clashes with the tribal forces in Najran province, one of the tribal heads said Saturday.

No further detail has been revealed yet.

The tribes of Najran have declared war against the Saudi government since several months ago for the Riyadh government’s aggression the Yemeni nation. The Najran’s tribes say that Najran is part of Yemen and the Saudi regime has captured it by force.

Meantime, the local sources in Najran disclosed that the head of Hamzan tribe, Sheikh Ali al-Hamzani has been assassinated in the Southern parts of Najran.

Last Sunday, the Yemeni army and the Popular Committees gained control of several areas in the city of Al-Khubah in the Saudi province of Jizan.

The Yemeni forces seized several areas in Al-Khubah city, including Qamar, Al-Dhahira and West of Dar Al-Nasr towns, killing and injuring scores of Saudi troops on Sunday. Nine Saudi vehicles were also destroyed.

Saudi Arabia has been striking Yemen for 185 days now to restore power to Hadi, a close ally of Riyadh. The Saudi-led aggression has so far killed at least 6,225 Yemenis, including hundreds of women and children.

Hadi stepped down in January and refused to reconsider the decision despite calls by Ansarullah revolutionaries of the Houthi movement.

Despite Riyadh’s claims that it is bombing the positions of the Ansarullah fighters, Saudi warplanes are flattening residential areas and civilian infrastructures.


SOURCES:
Fars News Agency
Submitted by Cem Ertür 
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