YEMEN Press Agency

Yemen’s army spokesman: Qasif-K2 combat drones disrupt two Saudi major airports

SANAA, June 16 (YPA) – Yemen’s Armed Forces Spokesman Brigadier General Yahya Sare’e has confirmed on late Saturday that ” the Air Forces of the Yemeni army and popular committees carried out multiple broad operations targeting both Abha and Jaizan Airports in southwestern Saudi Arabia.”

“The Air Force has carried out a broad and qualitative operations targeting Abha and Jizan airports with several Qasif-2k combat drones,” Brigadier Yahya Sare’e said.

Brigadier Yahya Sare’e indicated that “the first attack targeted Saudi unmanned aerial vehicles’ control and control rooms at Jizan airport, which hit its target with high accuracy.

“The second attack targeted the fuel stations at Abha International Airport with a number of Qasif-K2 combat drones,” he added.

He confirmed that the aerial attacks caused significant damages to both airports, putting the two airports out of service. This has been confirmed by specialized air navigation monitoring centers.

Yahya Sare’e further vowed that even more painful strikes will be directed at the Saudi-led coalition, stating that: “Even greater is coming”, as long as the aggression and blockade continue against our country.”

The aerial attacks of Saturday evening came in less than 24 hours following attacks carried out by Qasif-K2 combat drones, targeting the radar system of Abha Airport, then followed by missile attack, using a winged cruise missile” targeting the control tower of the same airport.

“The Coalition media, led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE, have admitted targeting of the two airports of Abha and Jizan. However, they claimed that “the targeting was with two ballistic missiles and that their air defences intercepted them before hitting their targets,” he said.