Coalition says shoots down Houthi drone fired from Saada towards Kingdom

Riyadh (Debriefer)
2019-08-29 | Since 6 Month

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The Saudi-led Arab coalition said that the air defences managed to intercept and shoot down the drone fired by Houthi group (Ansar Allah) on Thursday towards the Kingdom, while the Houthi group have not yet announced any attacks by drones.

According to the Spokesman of the Arab coalition, Col. Turki al-Maliki the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported that

the coalition forces managed to intercept and shoot down the drone fired from Saada on Tuesday.

The Iranian-backed Houthi group on Thursday did not announce any drone attacks until the moment of writing this news.

 Saudi Arabia has been leading a military coalition in Yemen since 26 March 2015, in support of forces loyal to President Hadi to retake areas controlled by Houthi group (Ansar Allah).

Since mid-May, Houthis have intensified firing ballistic missiles and launching drone attacks on Saudi territory "in reply to coalition airstrikes that target Yemeni civilians and infrastructure."

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