The Saudi-led international coalition against the Yemeni Houthi rebels reported the deaths of another 264 insurgents this Sunday during the fighting that has taken place near the city of Marib over the past three days. took place
The coalition said it carried out 88 operations against elements of the militia in the cities of Juba and Al Kasara, in which 36 vehicles were destroyed and more than 260 were killed, News Yemen reports.
These dead join the hundreds that the coalition claims to have led in the recent clashes over the last stronghold of the internationally recognized government in the north of the country.
It has carried out air strikes around Marib almost daily for the past two weeks, and confirmed last week in particular that it killed 160 Houthis in attacks south of the city, reports Al Jazeera.
If you add up these deaths, more than 1,000 Houthi fighters have died in the last two weeks of the Saudi bombing, the new center of the conflict with which the Yemeni government, led by Abdo Rabbu Mansur Hadi and with the support of Riyadh since late 2014 against the Iran-backed uprising.
The rebels control the capital Sana’a and other areas in the north and west of the country. In recent months, despite international mediation efforts on several fronts, the conflict has escalated into a war that has caused the world’s largest humanitarian crisis.