The spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces says army troopers and allied fighters from Popular Committees have launched a string of airstrikes against military aircraft hangars in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern region of Asir, using a squadron of domestically-manufactured Qasef-2K (Striker-2K) combat drones.
Brigadier General Yahya Saree said the unmanned aerial vehicles struck with great precision the designated targets in King Khalid Air Base, which lies 884 kilometers south of the capital Riyadh, early on Thursday.
Saree added that arms depots, loading facilities and other strategic structures were destroyed during the operation as well.
The senior Yemeni official then warned Saudi Arabia against more painful days to come, stressing retaliatory attacks will continue as long as the Riyadh regime continues its military aggression, siege and relentless raids against the war-torn Arab country.
Later in the day, Yemeni soldiers and allied fighters from Popular Committees launched a drone strike against Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia’s Asir region.
Saree said Qasef-2K unmanned aerial vehicles pounded aircraft hangars and several targets at the airport, leading to the disruption of air traffic.