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Escalation In Yemen: Houthis Shot Down US Drone, Lunched More Drones & Missiles At Saudi Arabia (Videos)

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Escalation In Yemen: Houthis Shot Down US Drone, Lunched More Drones & Missiles At Saudi Arabia (Videos)

Screen grab from a video released by the Saudi Press Agency showing the interception of a Houthi drone on June 19.

On June 20, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) shot down a US drone over the central Yemeni province of Ma’rib, where they have been leading a large-scale offensive against the Saudi-led coalition and its proxies for more than three months now.

Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the Yemen group, said that the drone, a Boeing Insitu ScanEagle, was shot down with a ground-to-air missile over the area of al-Mushaj’a in Sirwah district. ScanEagle drones are mainly used for reconnaissance. According to the spokesman, footage of the operation and the drone’s wreckage will be released soon.

“The armed forces affirm that they will spare no effort in carrying out their responsibilities in protecting the Yemeni airspace and confronting all hostilities,” Brig. Gen. Sari said in a statement.

The US drone was shot down amid a major military escalation between the Houthis and the Saudi-led coalition. A day earlier, the Saudi-led coalition intercepted a total of 17 “booby-trapped” drones launched from Yemen by the Houthis. The coalition shared three videos showing some of the successful interceptions.

Sources in Saudi Arabia also shared videos on social media showing what they claimed to be missiles launched by Houthis impacting targets in an unspecified part of the Kingdom.

The Houthis are yet to address the recent attacks on Saudi Arabia. The attacks were likely a part of a large-scale operation. Usually, the Yemeni group announces such operations once they are over.


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A Clown like you

Yemen is a blockaded country btw…Saudi Arabia is ranked 6th in world military LMFAO. They got the money but can’t do shit.


saudis are useless clowns. They have so many deserters they have to fly in sudanese, colombian mercs who are slaughtered anyways by the Houthi forces.

Liberal guy

The most coward’s the wahhabis (l.a)

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