SANAA, 25 October 2021, (TON): The coalition has for the past two weeks reported almost daily strikes around Marib.
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said Sunday it had killed more than 260 Houthi rebels in the past three days near the strategic city of Marib.
The deaths are the latest among hundreds that the coalition claims have been killed in recent fighting around the internationally recognised government's last bastion in oil-rich northern Yemen.
But the Iran-backed Houthis rarely comment on losses, and AFP could not independently verify the toll.
"Thirty-six military vehicles were destroyed and more than 264" rebel fighters were killed in strikes in the past 72 hours, the coalition said, quoted by the official Saudi Press Agency.
The strikes were carried out in Al-Jawba, some 50 kilometres south of Marib, and Al-Kassara, 30 kilometres to the northwest.
The coalition has for the past two weeks reported almost daily strikes around Marib.