‘Operation Decisive Sword’ wipes out Al Qaeda strongholds

Mon 26-02-2018 10:54 AM

SHABWA, Yemen, 26th February, 2018 (WAM) — Air Force fighters belonging to the Saudi-led Arab Coalition this morning successfully wiped out Al Qaeda strongholds in the Upper Directorate of Shabwa, as part of ‘Operation Decisive Sword’, which began early this morning (Monday) to crackdown on terrorism.

The Shabwan Elite Forces carrying out the operation have already secured control of important locations and roads in the area.


According to reports from the field, a number of Al Qaeda members have surrendered as a result.

WAM/Rasha Abubaker

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