Six Blackwater mercenaries killed in Taiz

Yemen News Agency SABA
Six Blackwater mercenaries killed in Taiz
[08/ December/2015]

TAIZ, Dec. 08 (Saba) - Six Colombian soldiers and their Australian commander were killed on Tuesday in Al-Amri area of Taiz province.

The army and popular committees repulsed an attempt of the mercenaries of the Saudi-led coalition to advance toward al-Amri area in Dhubab district and killed and wounded many of them, including six Colombian soldiers and their commander Philip Steetman, an Australian national, a military official in Taiz said.

The Colombian soldiers came to the country with the American Blackwater forces, which belong to the Saudi-led coalition forces invading Yemen, he added.