Almotamar.net - An engineering team of the armed forces has cleared a minefield planted by al-Qaeda terrorists in Saeed and Dhalah areas in Shabwa province.
A security source said that the minefield was planted in order to obstruct the progress of military and security forces, who are fighting against al-Qaeda in Shabwa and Abyan provinces.
The Army, backed by popular committees, launched an offensive last Tuesday for the purpose of clearing al-Qaida militants from their remaining hideouts in both provinces.
According to military officials, dozens of al-Qaeda fighters, including leaders, have been killed or arrested. Many of them were foreigners, including "Abu Islam al-Shaishani", a Chechnian national, and "Abu Muslim al-Uzbeki", officials said, both killed last week.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.