Houthis Repelled Attack In Yemen, Targeted Saudi International Airport

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Houthis Repelled Attack In Yemen, Targeted Saudi International Airport

Illustrative image, a Qasef-2K being intercepted by a Saudi fighter jet.

On May 10th, Ansar Allah fighters thwarted an attack by the Saudi-led forces in the northeastern Saadah and northern al-Jawf provinces.

The clashes took place after Saudi coalition attempted to take control over the Khar heights in northeastern Saadah province and al-Dhahra mountain in northern al-Jawf province. Ansar Allah (widely known as the Houthis) reportedly inflicted loses to Saudi-led forces and captured some weapons. The exact number  of casualties remains unknown.

Houthis Repelled Attack In Yemen, Targeted Saudi International Airport

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The same day, a Houthi Qasef 2K suicide drone targeted Abha International Airport in the southern Saudi province of ‘Asir.

On its side, the Saudi-led coalition claimed that the drone was intercepted.

The Qasef-2k is an upgraded variant of the Qasef-1 drone, which is a copy of the Iranian Ababil-2. The suicide drone is armed with a heavy high-explosive fragmentation, HE-FRAG, warhead that explodes 20 m above the target.

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