NAJRAN -Yemeni army spokesman Brigadier General Yahya Sare’e has on Saturday announced the fall of three entire Saudi brigades, with all its personnel and military equipment during the largest ever military operation of the Yemeni army in the Najran front.
Brigadier General Sare’e said in a statement that the Yemeni army, backed by the Popular Committees seized large quantities of weapons, including hundreds of military cars and armoured vehicles during the operation named “Nasr Min Allah” (Victory from Allah).
Sare’e confirmed that thousands of the enemy forces were taken prisoner, while hundreds of others were killed and injured, including large numbers of senior commanders, officers and soldiers of the Saudi army.
“After the surrender of thousands of the enemy troops, the Yemeni army and Popular Committees worked on securing them from retaliatory airstrikes by the aggression coalition warplanes that targeted the captives with dozens of raids,” the spokesman said.
Hundreds of square kilometers of land were liberated during the operation, he added.
Brigadier General Yahya Sare’e noted that Operation Nasr Min Allah has been planned for several months and is considered the biggest defeat of the enemy forces since the beginning of the coalition aggression on Yemen, during which the enemy has suffered so far huge losses of equipment and lives.
The military spokesman revealed that several specialised units of the Armed Forces, including the ground and missile force, drone squadrons and air defence units, participated in the operation.
“Only 72 hours after the start of the Nasr Min Allah operation, our forces enforced the full siege on the enemy,” the spokesman said.
Yahya Sare’e assured the families of war prisoners of all nationalities that further measures would be taken to protect the prisoners from any targeting by the aggression coalition airstrikes, and guaranteed that they will be treated in a humanitarian way until a comprehensive exchange deal can be reached.
“The different stages of the operation will be implemented according to plan,” the spokesman added, indicating that the results and details of the operation are to be announced in the coming days.