Saudi Air Defenses Destroy Houthi Drone

Published November 22nd, 2021 - 11:13 GMT
Air defenses intercept Houthi drone launched toward Najran airport
A fighter loyal to Yemen's Saudi-backed government looks through his binoculars near al-Jawba frontline, facing Iran-backed Huthi rebels, in the village of Hays, near the conflict zone in Yemen's western province of Hodeida, on November 21, 2021. (Photo by Khaled Ziad / AFP)
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Drone fragments and shrapnel landed in Al-Araysah neighborhood in Najran

Saudi Arabia’s air defenses intercepted a drone launched by Yemen’s Houthi militia toward the Kingdom’s southern region, state TV reported on Sunday.

The Arab coalition said the drone was targeting Najran airport, adding that drone fragments and shrapnel landed in Al-Araysah neighborhood in Najran. However, no casualties have been reported.

The drone that was intercepted was launched from Sanaa airport to carry out the attack on Najran airport, the coalition said.

It added that response options are now on the table for the Iran-backed group’s attempt to target the airport.


This article has been adapted from its original source.


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