800 Colombian Soldiers Hired to Join Saudi-Led Forces in Yemen with $1000 Weekly Salary
Over 800 Colombian mercenaries could take up front-line positions in Yemen under the Saudi command, the Colombian newspaper El Tiempo said in a report.
The troops are expected to be involved in an ongoing offensive against the revolutionary forces, which currently hold Yemen’s capital, Sana’a.
Hundreds of Colombian nationals are fighting alongside the Saudi-led forces in Yemen, the report further added.
The troops include former Colombian soldiers fighting under contract with Saudi Arabia.
The first group of just under 100 Colombian troops arrived in Yemen earlier this month. The troops were set to arrive in the Southern port city of Aden.
In recent days unconfirmed reports…
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