Houthis announced three attacks on Abha airport. Coalition confirms the shooting down two drones in Yemeni skies

Houthis announced three attacks on Abha airport. Coalition confirms the shooting down two drones in Yemeni skies


The Saudi-led Arab alliance in Yemen said the air defense last night intercepted two drones that were targeting civilian areas in the south of the kingdom, while the Houthis announced that their ongoing attacks until this morning stopped the traffic at Abha Airport in Asir province.

The spokesman for the Arab Alliance, Col. Turki al-Maliki, said that the coalition's defenses intercepted and dropped "drone carrying explosives launched by the Houthi terrorist militia towards a residential area populated by civilian citizens in Abha."

Another plane, "a drone with explosives," was intercepted midnight last night (11:47 p.m.) and dropped in Yemeni airspace, "the Houthi militia launched it in the direction of the kingdom," he said.

The Houthis announced the launching  of three drones towards Abha International Airport in Asir province.

"The group carried out three large-scale air operations, with a number of 2k qasif drones on Abha Regional Airport, and the attacks continued from Monday evening to dawn Tuesday," said Yahya Suray’a, spokesman for the Houthi forces.

It was alleged that the attacks on Abha Regional Airport "caused a complete paralysis of the traffic to and from the airport, and it hit its targets with high accuracy."

The Arab coalition announced Sunday the interception of drones for the Houthis, and the failure of offensive attempts targeting a civilian facility in the south of the kingdom, confirming the execution air  raids on targets of the Houthis in several areas including a storage of drones, according to Al-Arabyah  channel,


Share


Print Send