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Saudi-led Coalition Shot Down Houthi Suicide Drone

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Saudi-led Coalition Shot Down Houthi Suicide Drone

Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing

The Saudi-led coalition announced on August 28 that its forces had shot down a suicide drone launched by the Houthis.

In an official statement, Col. Turki al-Maliki, a spokesman for the coalition, said the Houthi drone had taken off from Yemen and was heading towards civilian areas in the southern region of Saudi Arabia.

“The coalition’s Joint Forces were able – praise be to God – this morning [Friday] to intercept and destroy a [booby-trapped] drone that was launched by the terrorist Houthi militia towards the southern region in a systematic and deliberate manner to target civilian objects and civilians,” the statement reads.

Houthi drones are usually intercepted by F-15 warplanes of the Royal Saudi Air Force armed with AIM-120 AMRAAM and AIM-9X air-to-air missiles. Most interceptions take place within Yemen’s airspace.

This was the second incident in the last 24 hours. Late on August 27, Saudi-led coalition forces intercepted a “ballistic missile” that was launched by the Houthi at the Kingdom’s southern city of Najran.

The Houthis have not commented on the coalition’s recent claims yet. The Yemeni group only announced successful operations.

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Servet Köseoğlu

stupid saudis is still using AIM-120 AMRAAM and AIM-9X to shoot down drones…someone simply has to learn what the scoffing is..

Zionism = EVIL

They are dumbest cunts on the planet.

Zionism = EVIL

Saudi cunts are losing badly in Marib and a major offensive is coming, so they are telling fibs.

johnny rotten

Untrue, NATO operators were the only ones able to work with a minimum of professionalism, the fat Whahabi pedophiles at most can cut off the heads of their women in the streets of the fake kingdom.

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No you’re not, the tide has changed. Now Israel is helping the UAE, which means is just a matter of time till you’re going to lose like you do in Gaza, Syria and Lebanon. Expect your Iranian proxies to start dying in bigger numbers.

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Depends where the KSA has deployed their AD systems, they might not have any in that area.

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