Yemeni forces have shot down a Saudi reconnaissance aircraft as they push ahead with their retaliatory attacks against Riyadh’s military.
According to a report by Yemen’s al-Masirah television, the Saudi spy drone was downed by Yemeni armed forces over Qaviya base in the kingdom’s southwestern region of Jizan on Thursday.
In another development, a Saudi soldier was killed by Yemeni army snipers in the al-Rabuah area of Jizan.
Elsewhere in the same region, a Saudi military vehicle came under fire by Yemeni forces.
Over the past 24 hours, the Yemeni army has scored major victories on several fronts in Jizan, Najran and Asir regions of Saudi Arabia, Saba Net news agency reported on Thursday.
An unidentified military source told Saba Net that the Yemeni army artillery with the help of allied fighters pounded the Saudi mountainous region of al-Aqabah and several places of gatherings belonging to Saudi troops in al-Qarn, al-Khobe, al-Mahrooq and al-Masfaq bases across Jizan.