The Houthis (Ansar Allah) has claimed responsibility for a drone attack that targeted a large oil refinery near the Saudi capital, Riyadh.
In a statement released on March 11, Maj. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the group, revealed that the attack on the refinery was a part of a large-scale operation, dubbed “Breaking the Siege 1”. The spokesman said that the operation was carried out in response to the Saudi-led coalition’s blockade on the Yemeni oil sector.
During the operation, the Riyadh refinery, which is owned by Saudi Aramco, was targeted with three Samad-3 suicide drones. Six other suicide drones of the Samad-1 type targeted other facilities of Aramco near the southern Saudi cities of Jizan and Abha.
The Samad-1 and 3 are both versions of the Iranian KAS-04 drone. The Samad-1 has a range of 500 kilometers, while the Samad-3 has a range of over 1,500 kilometers.
“The armed forces, within the right to respond to aggression and siege, pledged to the people of faith, patience and jihad [in Yemen] that they would not hesitate to legitimately respond to the unjust siege [of the Saudi-led coalition],” Maj. Gen. Sari said in his statement.
Saudi Arabia acknowledged that the Riyadh refinery was hit by at least one suicide drone on March 10, saying that the attack resulted in some material losses only. The Kingdom also claimed that its air defenses intercepted a suicide drone over the southern province of Jizan on March 9.
Operation Breaking the Siege 1 confirms that the Houthis’ offensive capabilities were not affected by the Saudi-led coalition’s recent bombardment campaign, which targeted almost all Houthi-held areas in Yemen.
The Saudi-led coalition will likely respond to the operation very soon to deter the Houthis. However, any harsh response could in fact further provoke the group.
Oy vey… Not the precious…..the precious oil…
Why do we say “Houthis” and not “Yemen”, after all the Houthis are just a core part of the legitimate government of Yemen, which controls the capital Sanaa.
because western propaganda machine says so
I asked that question many times. Yemenis freedom fighters.
They’re going to keep trying all right. But they’re already cut off from Marib for good. That was their jewel prize. Now the’re just a bunch of lunatic terrorists doing what terrorists do. Drag the world down with them.
I too get paid to suck Dicks. We all do in Israel. It’s part of our Zio culture. Shalom my Dick sucking sister. May we both suck Dicks together soon…
The Houthi freaks love to suck each others dicks for free. That’s why the demented Ayatollah pays so cheap for them. He’s a fan of Madame Bovary you know. The gay French book.
I really enjoyed your Blow Jobs earlier sister Yamil, next time I can gently F you in the ass, sorry I resisted today, I thought you were shy and all… shalom 😘
Sounds like Ukropisstan…
Fun loving Houthi Brothers kicking Saudi ass. gotta love it as the IOU fiat filth Saudi mercan petroscrip toilet paper dollah gets flushed from the Ponzi shithouse the wasps call their financial system.
Karma is a bitch!