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76 Saudi soldiers killed, wounded last month in Yemen

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Sept 10, IRNA -- According to a recent survey, 53 Saudi soldiers were killed and 23 others wounded in the battlefields last month, according to a source in Yemen's army and popular committees.

The source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that the names of 53 Saudi soldiers killed in the Jizan, Najran and Asir fronts and 23 wounded in the media have been released. Meanwhile, the Saudi news agency claimed that the number of deaths in the Yemen conflict has reached 22.

The Yemeni military source insisted that the Saudi regime, by hiding its failures on the battlefields against Yemen over the past four years, has cited the numbers of deaths and injuries of Saudi military personnel less than their true number.

The Saudi Army's casualties in the Yemeni war have so far reached to 425 dead and 269 injuries.

According to the Yemeni Ministry of Health, 25 to 30 Yemeni patients are losing their lives due to the lack of drugs and the country's health conditions and the closure of Sana'a International Airport.

In a statement condemning the UN's weak role in human affairs, the ministry called for the removal of the blockade and the suspension of the continued aggression of the Saudi coalition in Yemen.

The statement emphasized that the issue of sending wounded and treating them abroad should be a priority for the United Nations.

In another development, In a statement, Ansarullah's executive office called on the United Nations representative to uncover the reality for the world of a deadlock on the path to peace talks in Geneva.

The office emphasized that the only language to engage the aggressor forces in negotiation is the continuation of the popular presence on the battlefields and continually reinforcing strategic options against the enemy.

The statement added that the Saudi coalition sees any kind of dialogue as a tactic, not the option and action of the Saudi coalition to violate the rules at Sana'a's delegation presence in the Geneva peace talks, disrespect for peace operations.


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