Houthi forces shoot down US-made drone in western Yemen
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the
Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is
God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews ...
forces announced last night that its troops managed to shoot down a U.S.-made drone in the western region of Yemen.
According to the Houthi forces, their troops shot down a U.S-made MQ-9 drone that was seen flying over their positions in the Hodeidah Governorate.
The Houthi forces are still in control of most of the Hodeidah Governorate, despite the Saudi-led Coalition’s best efforts to force them to retreat from the area.
Posted by: Fred 2019-06-08