Syrian Military Airfield Under Attack; Drone Attack on Military Parade; UAE Drone Was Shot Down
PANAGYURISHTE, (BGM) – Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone attack on a military parade for Saudi-led coalition forces in the port city of Aden, the group’s Al Masirah TV said early on Monday, Reuters reports.
The Saudi-owned Al-Hadath channel later quoted sources that the air defences shot down a drone west of Aden.
There was no official comment from Saudi Arabia or the coalition. Local officials told Reuters that the coalition foiled an attack targeting one of its military camps in Aden.
Syrian military airfield T-4, located in the Homs Governorate came under rocket fire, TASS reports.
According to the report, the Syrian air defense forces repelled the attack.
According to a Syrian military source, the air defense weapons managed to shoot down two missiles. In the attack at least one person died, two more were injured, the source said. Sirfield infrastructure was damaged. The source added that the Syrian air defense was able to hit two enemy missiles while repelling the attack.
SANA source also claimed that the rockets were launched by Israel.
A “Made in UAE” unmanned aircraft was shot down south of the capital Tripoli, said the UN-recognized Libyan government in Tripoli on Sunday, MEMO reports.
The Government of National Accord (GNA) forces on their Facebook page posted photos of the drone on which the UAE flag and “Made in UAE” are inscribed.
The drone was carrying out operations with the support of the forces loyal to general Khalifa Haftar, the GNA forces claimed.
According to local media reports, the drone was downed in the military axis of Al-Sawani, some 30 kilometers (19 miles) southwest of Tripoli. Haftar and Abu Dhabi have yet to comment on these claims.
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Source: TASS, MEMO, Reuters