A high-ranking Saudi military commander was killed along with a number of Saudi officers and soldiers during an attack launched by Yemeni army forces on the Najran front.
This was reported by Yemen News Portal, based on Saudi media.
Saudi media reported that a commander of the 1,501st Force in the Joint Forces of the al-Khadra land crossing, Brigadier General Suleiman al-Hawiti, known also as Abu Faisal, was killed.
السعودية تنعي العميد ركن سليمان الحويطي المكنى ابو فيصل قائد القوه 1501 بالقوات المشتركه بمنفذ الخضراء . pic.twitter.com/Qno6ozJAX8
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No more details on the circumstances of his death were released, but his death is alleged to have during confrontations on the border fronts with Yemeni army forces.
A number of other Saudi soldiers and officers were also killed near southern border of the Kingdom: Lieutenant Bender Khalil al-Sha’eri, Sergeant Ali Saad al-Aadhwi, Private Moa’ath Yusuf Yahya Kriri, Private Ahmed Jaber and Lieutenant Issa Mohammed Issa al-Batha.