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News Story Source: https://news.antiwar.com, by Jason Ditz
A 72 hour military operation in southern Najran Province of Saudi Arabia was carried out by Yemen's Houthi movement with very little media coverage. Starting on early Thursday, a major operation raged, and by early Saturday the Houthis reported a major victory.
Three entire Saudi brigades in Najran were effectively wiped out. The reports suggest between 200 and 500 Saudi soldiers were killed, and thousands more captured. Saudi arms and armored vehicles were also taken in the fighting.
Offensives against the Saudis are rare, and usually much smaller. On Sunday, the Houthis released video footage related to the operation. They described the operation as involving a number of ambushes set up around the area, and luring the brigades into a trap.
The Houthis are bragging about this, and unsurprisingly so as this is a military victory like they haven't seen in quite some time. The Saudis, interestingly, have not made any comments at all about the fig
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