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Arab Coalition Downs Houthi Drone over Yemen

Arab Coalition Downs Houthi Drone over Yemen

Tuesday, 10 September, 2019 - 09:30
Arab coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki. (SPA)

The Saudi-led Arab coalition said Monday that it intercepted and downed a drone flown by the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen.

Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki said the aircraft was destroyed over Yemen’s Saada region.

It was flown towards Saudi Arabia, he revealed.

He stressed that all Houthi attempts to attack the Kingdom are doomed to fail, saying the coalition has taken all necessary measures, in line with the best rules of engagement, to deal with these threats and protect civilians.

Maliki vowed that the coalition will continue to deter the Houthi actions to neutralize and destroy their abilities in line with international humanitarian law.

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