Forces of Coalition for Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen intercept and shoot down drone launched by Houthi militia towards Abha

Friday 1440/12/8 - 2019/08/09
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Riyadh, August 08, 2019, SPA -- Colonel Turki al-Maliki, the spokesman of the Coalition for Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen, said that the coalition forces managed to intercept and shoot down a drone lanced by the Iranian-backed Houthi terrorist militia from Sanaa province Towards Abha.
Colonel al-Maliki explained that all attempts by the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militia to launch drones are doomed to fail and the coalition takes all operational procedures and best practices of rules of engagement to deal with these aircraft to protect civilians, and that repeated attempts reflect the despair of the terrorist militia and stresses crime of Iranian agents in the region and those behind it. Continued adoption of false successes through its misleading media confirms the magnitude of the losses it suffers and the state of popular discontent towards it, he said, stressing the command of the coalition joint forces' continued implementation of deterrent measures against this terrorist militia to neutralize and destroy these capabilities strictly and in accordance with international humanitarian law and its customary rules.
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00:54 LOCAL TIME 21:54 GMT
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