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Ansar Allah Strikes Saudi Abha Airport

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Ansar Allah Strikes Saudi Abha Airport

Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing

On September 17, the Yemeni Air Force, which is allied to the Houthis, attacked Abha International Airport in the southern Saudi province of ‘Asir with a suicide drone.

Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the pro-Houthi wing of the Yemeni military, said a “high-value target” was struck with a Samad-3 drone. The drone, which was revealed last year, as a range of over 1,500 km.

In a statement, the spokesman said the attack on Abha International Airport was a response to the Saudi-led coalition’s recent airstrikes and its siege on Yemen.

The Houthis said the attack was successful. Nevertheless, the Saudi-led coalition claims that the suicide drone was intercepted before reaching its target.

“Joint Coalition Forces have intercepted and destroyed this evening (Thursday) a bomb-laden UAV launched systematically and deliberately by the terrorist Houthi militia to target civilians and civilian objects in [Khamis Mushait],” the coalition’s spokesman, Col. Turki al-Malaki, said in an official statement.

Earlier this month, the Houthis launched a ballistic missiles and three suicide drones at the Saudi capital, Riyadh. The coalition responded with two rounds of airstrikes on the Yemen’s Sanaa.

The Saudi-led coalition will likely respond in a similar manner to the Houthis’ new attack on Abha International Airport in the upcoming few days.


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Saudi might have shot down drones, but it will not stop the psychological war…They will live with fear to be attacked at any moment


The fear is double since they have infight tradition, some would find an opportunity in getting rid of the fattie


I hope so


Who said anything about a shoot down? Turki continued to explain what happened:
I think the evil drone’s target was the second room. We in intercepted it with the roof and the first room. Damned Houthis always attack civilian air bases!

Lone Ranger

Saudisis will cry and rage :)


Before this is over they will be all cried out,the fat bastards picked a fight with the wrong people.

Rhodium 10

Saudi always claim that they have shot down houttis drones..but never allow to Saudi people or military to post image of the interception or the aftermath.

Icarus Tanović

Yemenis hit the target, that’s for sure, but as usual Saudis denies it, and sf give us their comment of the event. Who cares what Saudi Wahhabi headchoppers have to say? It’s for sure, no one.

Liberal guy


Luke Hemmming

We need satellite images of these claims. Why doesnt the russians release some satellite images? We all know how Israel just loooooooves showing how big their circumsized dicks are with their manipulated sat images of when they claim to hit Iranian targets in Syria.

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