Houthis announce an attack on Saudi air base in southern, coalition confirms interception and destruction of the drone

Houthis announce an attack on Saudi air base in southern, coalition confirms interception and destruction of the drone


Houthi militias in Yemen announced attacks by drones, on the King Al-Khalid air base in Khamis Mushait In Assir, while the Arab coalition said that its forces intercepted a drone and shot it down without causing damage.

The group's air force carried out several attacks by Qasif 2K drones on Saturday targeting radars and important military positions at King Khalid Air Base in Khamis Mushait in Asir, said Yahya Suray’a, spokesman for the Houthi militias.

The Houthi leader stressed that the attacks hit their targets accurately, considering that the operation, "comes in response to the crimes of aggression and its continuous siege on the Yemeni people."

In the past few hours, the Saudi-led Arab coalition to support the government in Yemen has claimed more than 25 airstrikes.

For his part, the spokesman for the Arab coalition, Turki al-Maliki, said that the Saudi-led coalition forces managed, on Saturday morning, to intercept and shoot down a drone launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi terrorist militia from Amran province towards civilian facilities and civilians in Abha city.

Al-Maliki stressed that while the militia continues its tampering and failed terrorist attempts to target civilian facilities and civilians, the joint forces command of the coalition will take all strict measures to paralyze and neutralize all hostile capabilities of the militia within international humanitarian law and its rules. customary.

It was the third attack of its kind for Houthi militias on the base of King Khalid, where militias targeted the base on Wednesday, but the coalition confirmed the interception and destruction of aircraft, while the civil defense in Asir reported that debris fell on one of the residential neighborhoods of the city.

The new militia attack came hours after the Arab Coalition announced large-scale military operations that destroyed five air defense sites and a ballistic missile storage site in Sana'a province.

From time to time, The Houthi militias announce the targeting of civilian and military airports and sites in southern Saudi Arabia, while the coalition repeatedly announces the targeting of depots of drones and ballistic missiles as part of preventive measures to protect civilians and spare them collateral damage.


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