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Drone Swarm Attacks Large Air Base, Airport In Southern Saudi Arabia

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Drone Swarm Attacks Large Air Base, Airport In Southern Saudi Arabia

Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing

On March 5, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) attacked two targets in  in the southern Saudi province of ‘Aisr with suicide drones.

In the morning, the Houthis launched three Qasef-2K and Samad-3 drones at Abha International Airport and King Khalid Air Base. A few hours later, the Yemeni group launched five Qasef-2K drones at King Khalid Air Base.

The Samad-3 has a range of more than 1,500 km, while the range of the Qasef-2K is around 150 km only. Both drones are usually armed with high-explosive fragmentation, HE-FRAG, warheads.

Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the Houthis, claimed in an official statement that the attacks on King Khalid Air Base and Abha International Aiport were successful.

“This attack came as a legitimate response to the aggression forces’ major aerial escalation and their comprehensive siege on our country,” the spokesman said.

The Saudi-led coalition claimed that its air-defense means had intercepted six drones over ‘Asir. This indicates that at least two drones hit their targets.

A day earlier, the Houthis targeted King Khalid Air Base with a suicide drone and a facility of Saudi oil giant Armco near the western city of Jeddah with a cruise missile. The coalition claimed that both attacks were foiled.

The Houthis’ recent strikes on Saudi Arabia, including Operation Deterrent Balance 5, are meant to pressure Riyadh into ending its war on Yemen. However, the Kingdom appears to be determined to go on with this costly war.

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Joaquin

Nice!

FlorianGeyer

Very very nice :)

The Objective

Great news. Drone the oil installations some more. Betrayers of the Muslim world.

Ahson

not long to go……sawdi camel jockey staring at wholesale defeat no?…..lol

Concrete Mike

And your not betrayer of muslim world? Working hand in hand with USA and israel in Syria.

Icarus Tanović

He’s belly dancing Wahhabi apologising Muslim brotherhood prick of Indian origin, would love to address him self as of a Turk.

Ahson

He’s actually a Parsi Indian…….goes by the name Pademchen on PDF….previously known as Doc/ VsDoc. His entire purpose in life is now to incite and rile up Iranians using multiple fake ID’s. He’d happily play wahabbi, turkish moghal, hendu-pak, Iranian, Parsi, shyster, Zoroastrian, Chinese or tommy pommy/ hillbilly and compulsively comment on issues related to Iran, like there is no tomorrow…..lol. He does this on many sites. Hates Islam and muslims with a passion. He’s got a dozen ID’s active here, that I can see. Loves to chat with his own ID’s as a bait to draw in the uninitiated.

Icarus Tanović

Yes, that’s very right.

Ahson

You remember him from Asia times or the national interest…..lol…..it’s the same guy!

Arch Bungle

You should change your name to “The Subjective”.

It’s more appropriate.

Ewan

A subjective fireworshipper? LMFAO

Jesus

Useless American made air defenses.

FlorianGeyer

I like it when US weapons fail. It gives me confidence :)

Jesus

It works in reverse as well, striking fear in their hearts for handling overpriced junk.

Icarus Tanović

Would like to see one of those drons hits patriot battery.

Jesus

Might want to use the drones on more important targets.

chris chuba

Pity there are no honest sources in side the KSA to assess the damage. Funny how the SOHR is able to report on everything that happens in Syria within hours but Saudi Arabia is a black hole. I wonder if these drones are GPS or video guided.

FlorianGeyer

Can we say ‘black’ anymore in a negative context ?

Just ‘askin’ :)

John Wallace

Unilluminated hole I believe is the new term.

FlorianGeyer

Ahaha, I see.

So is a ‘woke’ person of many genders and colours an ‘ Unilluminated arsehole’?

John Wallace

That is correct although Extinction Rebellion will cancel that on the grounds of .. of of .. no grounds needed, they will just cancel it because they can. WTF is that woke shit all about when most of isn’t woke at all.

FlorianGeyer

‘Woke’ is simply another religious style cult ,in my opinion.

ALL ‘religions’ have been deadly to those who fail to worship them.

Narine Joa

Lets be real the UN has failed Yemen and the UNSC has been talking about humantarian crisis ever since but now that Saudi Arabia has to go clean house completely you need to shout your mouth and move on. UN failed to rein in the Houthis and he bought them time but unfortunately that time is running out as the terrorists refuse political solutions the only solution is to kick out the UN as they failed and the Coalition take off their mercy gloves off…. A real humantarian crisis will happen this time not the previous fake humantarian crisis lmao.

The Yemen government has also launched a new offensive in Al-Dhalea today announcing it few hours ago. Seems like the ceasefire completely breaks down now

John Tosh

BS….YOU ARE FULL OF IT!

FlorianGeyer

Goodbye camel lover.

Icarus Tanović

How are things with your diharea?

Arch Bungle

Lets be real the UN has failed Yemen

Haha, you clown.

You think the UN was set up to care for the brown skinned natives of the world?

You fool. The UN was created to govern the Anglo-American empire.

It’s objectives are to ensure Yemenis remain barely alive enough to be ruled.

And never strong enough to rule themselves.

The UN is an I.V drip woven together with a prison chain.

It has not failed, it has been stunningly successful in it’s purpose.

Samuel Vanguard

saudis and MBS are peeing on themselves,Iran continues to expand it’s influence in M.E

Simon Ndiritu

KSA needs to hire Spider-man or Batman to capture these drones, Biden and other Hollywood Contractors will be happy to assist..

Assad must stay

hhahahhahaha!!!

Cromwell

I love those guys,they know how its done.

Ewan

Maybe we should let them loose on the Fake Jew Khazars and sort out the Palestinian issue this year. Then they can come back and grind the Saudis into the desert sand

Assad must stay

hhaahahha truly great work houthis

Arch Bungle

The Houthi are wasting time.

What is wrong with them?

Take out all Aramco facilities.

And end these foolish games.

Ivan Freely

The Aramco facilities are the last trump card for the Houthis to play. It’s their “nuke” card.

Arch Bungle

There is some truth to what you say. But in the meantime, the blood of Yemeni children is leaking into the sands …

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