almotamar.net - Air forces have carried out an air strike in Shabwa governorate killing a leader of al-Qaeda, a military official said on Wednesday.
The air strike killed a number of al-Qaeda militants, including al-Qaeda leader in Shabwa "Mahdi Badas", also known as Abu Hussein, the official told the Defense Ministry website.
The strike is part of the army's operation against the remaining of al-Qaeda members. Last April, the armed forces, baked by popular committees, launched a major offensive against al-Qaeda fighters in Shabwa and some districts in the neighboring Abyan governorate.
Some 500 al-Qaeda militants and 39 others were arrested in the offensive that lasts over 40 days. Almost 40 soldiers were killed.
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.