Military spokesmen: air defenses shoots down Emirati spy drone in Shabwah


Yemen’s air defenses have on Tuesday morning shot down the second reconnaissance drone plane belonging to Saudi-led aggression coalition forces over airspace Shabwah province, southern Yemen, in less than a week.

In a brief statement, Yemeni Armed Forces Spokesman Brigadier General Yehya Sare’e said that the Air Defenses managed to down a Chinese-made Wing Loong 2, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, operating by the UAE occupation forces, while carrying out hostile acts over the airspace of Ain district.

The drone was targeted with a locally made surface-to-air missile, the military spokesman added.

On January 5th, the Yemeni air defenses shot down a Chinese-made Wing Loong 2 over the airspace of Usaylan district in the same province.