The US-backed Saudi-led coalition forces and their mercenaries committed 118 violations of the UN-brokered humanitarian and military truce during the past 24 hours, the official Yemeni news agency Saba reported, citing a military source on Tuesday.
According to the source, the coalition’s violations, including the flight of the hostile Apache warplanes in the airspace of Najran and 39 sorties of the armed and spying reconnaissance aircraft over the airspace of the provinces of Ma’rib, Taiz, Hajjah, Jawf, Saada, Dhalea, and Bayda and the border fronts.
The source indicated that the coalition forces established combat fortifications in the vicinity of the city of Ma’rib, while two violations were recorded by missile strikes on the positions of the army forces and the popular committees in Mala’a and al-Balaq al-Sharqi areas in Ma’rib.
He confirmed that 48 breaches were monitored by shooting at citizens’ homes and the sites of the army and popular committees in Ma’rib, Taiz, Hajjah, Saada, Dhalea, and Bayda and the border fronts, while 27 violations were monitored by artillery shelling of the coalition forces on the army and committees sites in Ma’rib, Taiz, Hajjah, and Saada, and frontier fronts.
Artillery shelling intensively targeted army and popular committee sites in al-Akd and al-Balaq al-Sharqi in Ma’rib, and other sites in Homra area in Taiz, west of Haradh in Hajjah, and in Al-Madafin and Al-Malahidh areas in Saada, as well as sites in Najran and Jizan, according to the source.