The Saudi-led coalition announced on September 12 that its warplanes had carried out a series of airstrikes on the Military Engineering Complex in the Sa’wan Suburb, east of the Yemen capital, Sanaa.
According to the al-Arabiya TV, the Houthis, who control Sanaa, were “manufacturing and assembling” ballistic missiles and suicide drones in the complex which belongs to the Yemeni Armed Forces.
The pro-Houthis al-Masirah TV confirmed that Saudi-led coalition warplanes had targeted the Military Engineering Complex with six airstrikes. No human losses were reported.
The coalition’s airstrikes on the Military Engineering Complex was likely a response to the Houthis’ recent attack on the Saudi capital, Riyadh. The group launched a ballistic missiles and three suicide drones at a “high-value target” in Riyadh two days ago. The drones were all intercepted by the coalition. Nevertheless, the missile was not.
By launching such airstrikes, the Saudi-led coalition is attempting to intimidate and deter the Houthis. The coalition has been making such attempts since the outbreak of the war in 2015, but to no avail.
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