The official spokesman for the coalition forces “the Saudi-led Coalition to Support legitimacy in Yemen,” Colonel, Turki Al-Maliki said that the coalition forces managed, on Monday evening, to intercept and shoot down a hostile drone in the airspace of the Republic of Yemen over the province of Sa’da launched by the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militias from Sana’a towards the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Colonel Al-Maliki explained that the command of the joint coalition forces takes all operational procedures and best practices of rules of engagement to deal with these drones to protect civilians and civilian objects against these hostile and terrorist acts and these desperate attempts, which represent a clear and explicit violation of international humanitarian law and its customary rules.
Colonel Al-Maliki said that these repeated terrorist attempts reflect the despair of the terrorist Houthi militias and the losses of its terrorist elements and materiel and emphasizes the criminalization of Iran’s agents in the region and its threat to regional and international security.
Al-Maliki stressed that the leadership of the joint coalition forces continues to implement deterrent measures against this terrorist Houthi militias to strictly neutralize and destroy these capabilities, in accordance with international humanitarian law and its customary rules.
The Saudi-led Coalition to Support legitimacy in Yemen leadership announced earlier that its jet fighters bombed sites of the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militias in the Directorate of Khub and Al-Shaaf in the province of Al-Jawf, Yemen.
The terrorist Houthi militias have suffered heavy losses of life and equipment, according to a statement of the Saudi-led Coalition to Support legitimacy in Yemen leadership.
The Saudi-led Coalition to Support legitimacy in Yemen had announced on Sunday that its jet fighters destroyed a warehouse of light and medium weapons and ammunition belonging to the terrorist Houthi militias in Bani Moa’in in the province of Sa’da.
The Saudi-led Coalition to Support legitimacy in Yemen’s warplanes intensified air strikes on the cantonment sites of terrorist Houthi militias in western Sa’da, which resulted in the destruction of coup mechanisms in the strategic Al-Athnab mountain in the same region as well as deaths and injuries among the terrorist Houthi militias.