YEMEN Press Agency

Yemen shoots down U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone

HODEIDAH, April 18 (YPA)- The Yemeni air defence forces on Wednesday night shot down a U.S.-made drone over Yemen’s Red Sea Port City of Hodeidah, a military official told Yemen Press Agency.

The Yemeni Defense Ministry identified the targeted drone as “MQ-9 Reaper drone which operated by the United States Air Force.”

On October 1, 2017, the Yemeni army shot downed a similar drone over the capital Sanaa, and the United States admitted losing it.