YEMEN Press Agency

Yemeni air defenses intercept Saudi F15 aircraft in Marib sky

MARIB, Dec. 09 (YPA) – The Yemeni army air defenses intercepted an F15 warplane belonging to the Saudi Air Force this afternoon in Marib province, the official spokesman for the armed forces, Brigadier General Yahya Sarie, said.

Sarie explained that the interception operation was implemented with a locally-made surface-to-air missile of Fater1 type, while the aircraft was carrying out hostile missions in the airspace of Al-Juba area in Marib.

The army spokesman confirmed that the operation was documented by the army media and scenes would be broadcast later.