At least 14 people were killed and dozens more wounded as Saudi fighter jets pounded alleged strongholds of Houthi fighters in the northern parts of Yemen. According to a statement released by the Shiite fighters on Thursday, Saudi warplanes carried out 13 aerial attacks on al-Sha'af district in the northern Yemeni governorate of al-Jawf.
The fighter jets dropped several bombs on homes in the conflict area, killing14 people, among them 10 women and children. The statement added that Saudi forces also fired 620 rockets — 360 during the day and 260 others during the evening — against the areas of Shada, al-Malaheet, al-Hurra and Qafarah.
Meanwhile, Houthi fighters claimed they had killed a number of Yemeni soldiers and wounding several others, while repulsing an overnight government incursion into Hasana district.