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AUGUST 2020

Houthis Say They Hit Patriot Missile Systems, Other Targets In Saudi Arabia With Missiles And Drones

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Houthis Say They Hit Patriot Missile Systems, Other Targets In Saudi Arabia With Missiles And Drones

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On July 13, the Yemeni Armed Forces (the branch loyal to the Houthis) announced that they had conduted a massive missile and drone attack on targets inside Saudi Arabia.

According to the spokesman for the Yemeni military, Brigadier General Yahya Sari, missile and drone strikes hit warplanes’ shelters, the housing complex for pilots and Patriot missile systems in Khamis Mushait, as well as military targets at the airports of Abha, Jizan and Najran. He added that the strikes also hit the oil facility in the industrial zone in Jizan.

Additionally, the Yemenis struck the Saudi-operated Tadawin camp in the Yemeni province of Marib during the meeting between Saudi officers and leaders of Saudi-backed forces. Dozens members of Saudi-led forces were killed and injured in the attack, according to Brigadier General Sari.

The Houthis also warned that they will continue their strikes on Saudi Arabia till the end of the Saudi-led blockade of Yemen. This is the second Houthi strike on targets in Saudi Arabia in less than a month. On June 23, their forces carried launched missiles and drones at military targets near the Saudi capital of Riyadh.

Commenting on the July 13 incident, the Saudi military claimed in two statements that it had intercepted 8 “booby-trapped” drones and four ballistic missiles launched towards Saudi Arabia.

“Coalition forces intercepted and destroyed four ballistic missiles, and seven drones launched by the Houthis towards Saudi Arabia,” Col. Turki al-Maliki said in the first one.

In another statement, the coalition spokesman announced “the interception and destruction of a [booby-trapped] drone, launched by the Houthis from Sanaa towards the kingdom.”

The coalition often denies any losses or casualties as a result of Houthi strikes and works to censor data appearing through social media networks. However, taking into account results of the previous strikes, it’s likely that at least a part of missiles and drones hit their targets. It will be ironic if they were able to destroy some Patriot missiles systems operated by Saudi Arabia.

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  • d’Artagnan

    Saudis have suffered horrendous losses in the past and they must be gluttons for punishment.

    • Zionism = EVIL
      • Lone Ranger

        Saudisis could use Star Trek level tech they would still lose.
        Double digit IQ trolls.

      • Brother Ma

        This is admirable for guerilla warfare. If the Houthis could win so easily against tanks etc why can’t the Assad loyalists scare off the Turks and Yankers? Is Putin keeping them back or is it that Yemeni broken ground helps these attachments is but flat Syrian country doesn’t? What is going on?

        Why don’t Assad loyalists break up into small cells like the Houthis and thus not be attacked by aircraft? What are Saudi aircraft doing wrong if Turco and is aircraft in Syria kill all ground troops?

        • Icarus Tanović

          Because Syrians are not Yemenis. Yemen wasn’t bombed to dust like Iraq or Syria by Nato.

          • Brother Ma

            Sauds and Nato did bomb Yemen back into the Stone Age.
            So why the difference?

            Is it because Iran is coaching the Yemenis whereas Russia is doing most of this for Syria.

          • Astar Roth

            It isn’t just because of that. Libya was ruthlessly bombed to dust, so what do we have now? Many factors are involved, both in Syria and Yemen. Perhaps you know.

        • Ashok Varma

          The Houthis don’t have Russian holding them back or collaborating with their enemies. They are fighting a no holds barred defensive war and winning. Syria’s hands are tied and its military is not as motivated or ferocious.

    • Ashok Varma

      Besides insanity, the Saudis apparently have no idea why they are continuing this self-punishment.

  • Squeeth

    Is anyone else getting antivirus pop ups when they switch off their phlegm guard?

    • The Objective

      How truthful are these claims? Some videos could be more convincing

      • Squeeth

        I’m a bit pissed off with Southfront for allowing them.

        • John Wallace

          So is everyone but it is their site so it is the old story of He who pays the piper calls the tune. As has been suggested maybe they want a payment for ad free or perhaps the ads have been placed without permission. Whatever , I used Firefox with DuckDuckgo and had no popups other than their need money one. Otherwise just have to X them. A bit of a pain but no big deal.

        • J Ramirez

          I get popups on Google and Firefox but not on Yandex

    • Assad must stay

      yes alot of ads and stuff its very annoying

      • Squeeth

        That particular pop up appears wven with the phlegm guard on.

        • Assad must stay

          Thats weird

  • Lone Ranger

    Saudis should buy Russian SAMs instead.

    • occupybacon

      Sure they have great success in Syria and Libya.

      • Lone Ranger

        Indeed.
        Not a single Russian base was hit.

        • occupybacon

          I have a short memory span but you were sugesting Saudis to use them?

          • Lone Ranger

            Yes.
            But I was half joking.
            I want saudisis empire to fall.

          • occupybacon

            Well if they start to buy Russian stuff that might be a sign they lost hopes and nothing will save them

          • Lone Ranger

            I agree.
            The sooner they fall the better for everyone.

  • Lone Ranger

    Good job by the way.

  • Zionism = EVIL

    As I said, the dud “patriots” could not even down WW2 vintage SCUD-B let alone modern missiles, the Americunts and Ziomist parasites have found the perfect shithead morons to sell all kinds of junk weaponry. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/ed6f212d989ed0ea0173beb7673a4bd3b7bb8f843de2828d9c3ad9b68540b6a1.png

    • The Objective

      How do we know the missiles hit the targets? This could just be infowar by Yemenis or the Saudis

      • Zionism = EVIL

        These days nothing can remain hidden for long, just look at the burning Americunt losers carrier in San Diego, no amount of spin works. The Saudis are morons and should get the fuck out of Yemen, as things will get a lot worse as sugar daddy Americunts are imploding.

        • Rhodium 10

          Dont Forget that SU 24/MIG 29 armed with KH 31 antiradar missile have wipe off improve Hawk air defense battery included radars…now is called kebab Hawk system…

          • Brother Ma

            Who really knows who hit them? Migs or Rafale or even missiles now from subs.

    • Volker

      What you expect? Those goatfucking wahhabi morons turned all their expensive AmeriCunt defense garbage + paperweights towards Iran because they believe in their own BS propaganda lies and in the BS propaganda lies of their AmeriCunt + ZioNAZI buddies/accomplices in crimes.

  • Assad must stay

    Haha great job houthis keep hitting them in those areas and oil refineries

  • Wolfgang Wolf

    should better target some desalination plants… so the idiots can drink sea water…

    • Murmele

      How about the palace? It seems that those in power can always wine and dine while the peasants bleed. Get rid of the elite and peace will follow…..

      • Pork

        In due time. The tide on the street has to reach a certain level…perfect storm is brewing for so many things to take place.
        Let it bleed out.

  • Icarus Tanović

    You just don’t mess with Yemenis. If you do it is on your own risk.

    • LavXolm

      It would seem so!