Saudi air defenses shoot down Houthi drone

 

October 10, 2020

 


Saudi air defenses deployed across the Kingdom’s border with Yemen are shown in this file photo. Photo: Saudi Press Agency (SPA)

 

By Arab News

 

RIYADH – Saudi air defenses intercepted and destroyed a armed drone launched from Yemen toward the southern part of the Kingdom, a spokesman for the Arab coalition supporting Yemen’s legitimate government said on Saturday.

In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Col. Turki Al-Maliki said the drone was shot down early Saturday, but gave no further details.

Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi “terrorists” have been launching missile, drone and rocket strikes targeting civilian centers in Saudi Arabia for the past few years.

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