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Number Of Houthi Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia Reached 11 In One Day

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Number Of Houthi Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia Reached 11 In One Day

Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing

Late on June 19, the Saudi-led coalition announced that it had interpreted four more drones launched from Yemen by the Houthis (Ansar Allah).

Between morning and noon, the coalition intercepted seven Houthi drones. The drones were shot down over Yemen, likely by warplanes of the Royal Saudi Air Force. F15 fighter jets armed with AIM-120 AMRAAM air-to-air missile are usually tasked with such missions.

The four other drones intercepted in the evening brought the total number of Houthi drones shot down by the Saudi-led coalition in the last 24 hours to 11.

“A total of 11 booby-trapped drones were intercepted today” the coalition said in a statement. “All the hostile [attack] attempts by the [Houthi] militia were intercepted and destroyed.”

According to the Saudi-led coalition, the drones were on their way to target the southern Saudi cities of Najran and Khamis Mushait.

The Houthis have not commented on the Saudi-led coalition claims, yet. However, early in the morning the Yemeni group announced an attack with a single Qasef-2K suicide drone on King Khalid Air Base in the southern Saudi province of ‘Asir.

The 11 drones shot down by the Saudi-led coalition today were most certainly a part of a large-scale operation by the Houthis. Usually, the group announces such operations 24 hours later.


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If I don't steal it, someone else will steal it

The drones should fly lower. Radar is picking them up.

Chess Master

The article says they were intercepted by jet fighters, try to use your logic. Above > below

Abraham Lincoln

Houthis testing Saudi air defenses for a big coming strike

None of you

Saudi arabia soldiers should train more before joining front lines they should understand and obey millitary commander leadership. They are really stupid soldiers they don’t use their brains. If I would take over battalion I would bet that I would be more successful that idiots in Saudi Arabia command center. No planning nothing…. So sad.. Use your brains don’t think God will help you …. Nobody will help or save you … You are in control of your life…

Arch Bungle

“A spokesman for the Yemeni armed forces announced that the air defense of the Yemeni Army has managed to shoot down a US spy drone over Marib province, saying that a video of the operation would be released soon.

Yemeni Armed Forces Spokesman announced on Sunday that the US ScanEagle drone has been downed by the air defense of the Yemeni Army and popular committees have shot in Marib province.

The drone was shot down while carrying out hostile actions in the Al-Mashjah area of the city of “Sarawah” in Marib province, Brigadier General Yahya Sarea said in his Twitter account.”

— Al Manar News

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