Yemeni forces have released footage showing five Saudi soldiers caught by Houthi Ansarullah fighters near the border with Saudi Arabia, which has been waging war on Yemen since March 2015.
According to Rapportuer Report From , Al Alam , Link , Five captives appear in civilian clothes in footage aired on Yemen’s al-Masirah television on
They identify themselves by name, rank and unit and give the specific location where they had
The five were captured either in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border region of Najran or Asir.
It was not specified when they had been captured, however.
Saudi Arabia waged the war on Yemen in an attempt to bring back to power a former Yemeni
government and undermine the Houthi Ansarullah movement.
The United Nations (UN) in August put the death toll from the war at about 10,000.
Riyadh has been using internationally-banned cluster bombs in its air assaults against the
Saudi to continue bombing Yemen ‘no matter what’
Earlier, on Thursday, the Saudi ambassador to the United States evaded answering a question
about Riyadh’s use of cluster munitions against the Yemeni people.