According to Ansarullah rebels in northern Yemen (Houthis), an Arab coalition fighter was targeted by air-to-air missiles on Friday night in the sky above al-Jawf province in northwest Yemen, according to Sputnik.
“An air force fired on enemy airliners using an advanced air-to-air missile during an enemy air strike in the sky over the Al-Jawaf province,” an official representative of the Houthi Armed Forces told Al-Mossira TV channel. Gave. “
He warned his group against the need to calculate the consequences of using Yemen’s airspace for air strikes.
The Saudi-led Arab coalition has not yet commented on reports of a fighter likely to be killed in Yemen.
The Houthis have repeatedly reported reports of their targeting coalition drones in Saudi Arabia’s border areas, but in almost five years of war in Yemen, coalition military aircraft have suffered almost no casualties.
Since 2015, fighting in Yemen between forces supported by President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, backed by the Arab coalition, and the Houthis. Hadi’s troops with the help of UAE forces were able to recapture rebels in southern Yemen and its capital, but the northern provinces remain under Houthi control.