Unidentified Drones Strike On Jaishan In Yemen

Thursday 1 June 2023 - 18:18

ISWNews Analysis Group – Unidentified drones pounded positions of the Al Amaliqah forces or the Giants Brigades (affiliated to the resigned government in Yemen) in the northern areas of Jaishan district in Abyan Governorate in South Yemen on May 31, local sources reported.

The local sources went on to say that the unidentified offensive drones were belonged to the United States most likely.

The Jaishan district is located near the Merkhah As Sufla District in the Shabwah Governorate, which is under the control of UAE-affiliated militant forces. And it is likely that the United States’ drones attacked Salafi elements of the Al Amaliqah forces, who have been stationed in the area.

The exact details of the air strike have not yet been determined, while a number of news sources affiliated to the Southern Transitional Council (STC) militant group described the nature of the attack as a rocket attack by al-Qaeda terrorists.

Prior to the Wednesday attack, the United States’ drones carried out three separate air raids on the hideouts of prominent elements of the al-Qaeda terrorist group on the outskirts of Marib city about 120 kilometers east of Yemen’s modern capital Sana’a, which ended up in the killing and wounding of several elements of the terrorist group, on December 1, 2022, January 30, 2023 and February 26, 2023.

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