Sana’a: 26,000 Dead and Wounded from Saudi-backed Forces in 2021
Spokesman of Sana’a forces, Brigadier General Yahya Sarie, on Sunday revealed a statistic of the Saudi-led coalition’s human and material losses during the year 2021.
In a press conference on Sunday, Brig. Gen. Sarie confirmed that the coalition’s human losses amounted to about 26,000 dead and wounded, including about 394 Saudi soldiers and officers, and 745 Sudanese mercenaries were killed or wounded during 2021.
With regard to the material losses of the coalition, Sarie mentioned that 1,749 vehicles, armored vehicles and personnel carriers of the coalition forces, 253 machine-guns of various caliber were destroyed and damaged, and 39 weapons stores were burnt.
The army spokesman added that 22 Saudi planes were shot down (6 of ‘CH4’ type, 12 of ‘Scan Eagle’ type, one of ‘MQ9’ type, two of ‘Arque’ 20 type, and one of ‘Carial’ type), as well as downing of two Emirati planes of ‘Wing Long 2’ type and 64 small spy planes during 2021.