Tribes in al-Mahra province, in eastern Yemen, stopped Saudi military reinforcements and blocked their passage to Sarfit Port and closed it.
Tribesmen in Hof prevented Saudi reinforcements from entering the city, in the context of widespread popular rejection of the Saudi presence in the province.
They also pointed out that the tribes themselves prevented the access of the reinforcement to the port of Sarafit.
Saudi forces continue to bring in military reinforcements to the province of al-Mahra, which has been experiencing unprecedented tension in the last two years.
Escalating protests against the presence of Saudi forces, and control of airports and ports in strategic province were hold .
The Saudi escalation comes days after Saudi soldiers attacked customs officials in Sarafit.