Saudi Soldier Killed in Rocket Attack from Yemen Territories

Jeddah, -A Saudi soldier was killed when a border patrol was hit by mortar shells and rockets fired from inside the Yemeni territories, Saudi Ministry of Interior said.

Mortar shells and rockets were fired from the Yemeni territories which struck a Saudi border patrol in Jazan, southern Saudi Arabia, killing a border guard, the ministry’s spokesman said in a statement carried by Saudi Press Agency SPA.

The spokesman identified the soldier as Mohammad bin Hussain bin Yahya Hanani.

He added that the Saudi forces retaliated at the source of fire.

Source: Qatar News Agency