Large military reinforcements belonging to Saudi occupation forces arrived in Mahrah, the easternmost province in Yemen, Yemen News Portal reported based on testimonies of local sources.
According to the sources, the Saudi reinforcements, included military vehicles and soldiers, arrived in the city of Al-Ghaydah, the center of the province.
The forces would carry out a deployment in several military positions from which they withdrew last December, one of the sources said.
Saudi Arabia has occupied several military sites and locations in the province, including of Al-Ghaydah International Airport, amid widespread popular protests against the presence of the “Saudi occupation”.
Riyadh is trying to extend a pipeline to transport crude oil from Najran to Nishtun port as part of its objectives in waging war on Yemen for the eighth year in a row.