Yemen conflict: Saudi Arabia repels 'Houthi attack' on border
May 1 , 2015
Saudi Arabia has reportedly repelled a border attack by the Yemini Houthi rebels, killing “dozens” of Shia fighters.
Reports in the Saudi media described the rebel assault near Najran town as the first major attack on Saudi territory since air strikes began.
The Saudi-led air strikes targeting the Shia rebels began in March.
Meanwhile, a Saudi border guard in Jizan province has been killed in a motor shell attack in the border area.