Yemeni army has unveiled new domestically-built smart missile boosting its military capabilities against Saudi-led coalition atrocities against the impoverished Arab nation.
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The media bureau of Yemen’s Operations Command Center, in a statement released on Saturday, announced that the short-range and solid-propellant Badr P-1 missile is an upgrade of Badr-1 missile, and has a pinpoint accuracy of 3 meters.
Earlier in the day, Yemeni soldiers and allied fighter from Popular Committees struck the al-Mostahaddeth base in Yemen’s western coastal province of Hudaydah with the same ballistic missile, killing and injured a large of Saudi-led Sudanese troopers there.
Meanwhile, at least five Saudi soldiers have been killed when Yemeni army soldiers and fighters from Popular Committees launched an attack in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border region of Asir in retaliation for the kingdom’s ongoing military aggression against their impoverished and conflict-plagued country.
The Houthi Ansarullah movement stated that Yemeni forces and their allies fatally shot the Saudi soldiers at Sahwa military camp in al-Rabuah region.
Saudi Arabia and a number of its regional allies launched a devastating military campaign against Yemen in March 2015, with the aim of bringing the government of former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi back to power and crushing the country’s popular Houthi Ansarullah movement.
The Legal Center for Rights and Developments in Yemen, in a statement released on October 15, announced that the ongoing Saudi-led military campaign against the impoverished and conflict-plagued Arab country has resulted in the death of 15,185 civilians, including 3,527 children and 2,277 women.
A total of 23,822 civilians, among them 3,526 children and 2,587 women, have also sustained injuries, and are currently suffering from the lack of medicine, medical supplies and poor treatment due to the crippling Saudi siege.
The center highlighted that aerial assaults being conducted by the Saudi-led alliance had resulted in the destruction of 15 airports and 14 ports, and damaged 2,559 roads and bridges in addition to 781 water storage facilities, 191 power stations and 426 telecommunications towers.
The statement went on to say that the incessant Saudi-led bombardment campaign had destroyed more than 421,911 houses, 930 mosques, 888 schools, 327 hospitals and health facilities plus 38 media organizations, halted the operation of 4,500 schools and left more than four million people internally displaced.
In addition, the Saudi-led coalition has targeted 1,818 government facilities, 749 food storehouses, 621 food trucks, 628 shops and commercial compounds, 362 fuel stations, 265 tankers, 339 factories, 310 poultry and livestock farms, 219 archaeological sites, 279 tourist facilities and 112 playgrounds and sports complexes.