VIDEO: Saudi Spy Aircraft Shot Down by Yemeni Forces in Hajjah

Wed Feb 3, 2016 22:04:04

The Yemeni forces have managed to shoot down a Saudi spy aircraft on Wednesday in Harad district located in the northwestern province of Hajjah, According to Yemen's al-Masirah television channel.

The downing of the spy aircraft comes a few days after the Yemeni troops fired a surface-to-air missile at another Saudi spy aircraft in Sa’ada Province.

The Yemeni forces also killed 15 mercenaries fighting for the regime in Saudi Arabia as they thwarted an attempt by the militants to advance in Moris district of Yemen’s province of Dalea.

Meanwhile, Yemeni forces killed a Saudi soldier near the military base of al-Hathir in al-Tuwal district of Saudi Arabia’s border province of Jizan.

"The Saudi military base of al-Faridah in Jizan was also hit by Yemeni artillery shells."

On Wednesday, Saudi warplanes carried out airstrikes on various districts in Yemen's northwestern province of Amran, killing at least 15 people.

Saudi warplanes also bombarded areas in the provinces of Ma’rib, Dhamar, Ta’izz and Sana’a.

Yemen has been under airstrikes by Saudi Arabia since March 26 last year. The Saudi strikes have been meant to undermine the Houthi Ansarullah movement and bring fugitive former president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, back to power.

Nearly 8,280 people, among them 2,236 children, have reportedly been killed and over 16,000 others injured. The strikes have also taken a heavy toll on the impoverished country’s infrastructure, destroying many hospitals, schools, and factories, Presstv reported.

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