Saudi soldier killed in cross-border shelling from Yemen

RIYADH, 29th January 2016 (WAM) — A Saudi soldier was killed Thursday in cross-border shelling from Yemen, Saudi Interior Ministry announced today.

Saudi Border Guard solider Khalid bin Mohammed Shebeli was killed when military shells and gunfire from Yemeni territory hit a Saudi border post in al-Harth sector in the southwestern Saudi border area of Jizan at 8am Thursday, the Interior Ministry said in a statement carried by Saudi state news agency SPA.