Yemeni rebels, the Houthis said their air defense forces managed to shoot down the F-15 coalition led by Saudi Arabia. About it reports TV channel Al Manar.
According to Yemeni sources, the plane was shot down near the Saudi city of Najran, located near the border with Yemen. The plane was intended to attack rebel forces in the sa’ada city.
Earlier, on 24 February in Najran was shot down by F-16 aircraft, and two months before that, 29 Dec 2016, there was a downed Apache helicopter, reminiscent of the TV channel.
In Yemen, the ongoing civil war. On one side is fighting the military wing of the Houthis, the Shiite movement “Ansar Allah” — and loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh of the army. They control the capital, Sana’a. They are opposed by the troops of ousted Sunni President Abd-rabbu Mansour Hadi and the coalition, led by Saudi Arabia. At the end of March 2015, the Saudis allies launched a campaign against the rebels with the aim of returning to power Hadi.