Baghdad, The Saudi-led Arab coalition announced, this morning, Sunday, the interception and destruction of an explosive drone launched by the Ansar Allah / Houthi group in southern Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi Press Agency / SPA / quoted the spokesman for the coalition forces, Brigadier General Turki Al-Maliki, that: the joint coalition forces managed to intercept and destroy a drone plane (booby trapped) in southern Saudi Arabia launched by the Houthi group.
Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia has led a military alliance of Arab and Islamic countries in support of the internationally recognized Yemeni government, in its efforts to regain the capital, Sanaa, and large areas in northern and western Yemen, which the group took control of in late 2014.
For their part, the Ansar Allah group carries out attacks with drones, ballistic missiles, and booby-trapped boats targeting Saudi and Yemeni forces inside Yemen, and inside the territory of the Kingdom.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency