The Yemeni army forces have waged an airstrike against a strategic economic target in the United Arab Emirates in response to the fatal airstrikes by the US-Saudi-led aggression against Yemenis.
An unmanned drone of the Yemeni army on Thursday waged three airstrikes on Abu Dhabi International Airport of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The strikes were waged by the army’s Sammad-3 drone, which was recently introduced by the Yemeni air force’ therefore, the air traffic from and to the airport was disrupted after the drone’s attack.
Yemen’s Naval and Coastal Defense Forces command, for his part, said in a statement that the retaliatory operation “is not the first and will not be the last.”
“We reaffirm that those, who threaten international peace and security and expose the Red Sea security to great risks, are the US-Saudi aggression forces and their crimes and siege against the Yemeni people,” it added.
As well as, the spokesman of the National Salvation Government Abdulsalam Ali Jaber, warned on Thursday the Saudi-UAE coalition of a series of surprises if it would not stop its aggressive war on the Yemeni people.
Emirati aviation authorities later announced that an incident involving a supply vehicle in the Terminal 1 airside area of the airport had occurred at around 4 p.m. local time (12:00 GMT). The officials, however, claimed that the development had not affected operations at Abu Dhabi International Airport, and flights continued to arrive and depart as scheduled.
On the other hand, four fishermen were killed and 14 others were injured due to raids by the coalition’s jets that targeted fishing boats off Hodeidah Coasts.
Additionally, two civilians were killed and several others injured when the coalition’s jets bombed a residential building in the Beni al-Hadifa area of the Majz district in Yemen’s mountainous northwestern province of Sa’ada.
The people Yemeni provinces reportedly announced the general mobilization to confront the US-Saudi-led coalition in all fronts. In Ibb province, a tribal meeting was held yesterday in the presence of the governor Abdul Wahid Salah, the agents of the province, and dignitaries, they called on all tribes to revenge for the crimes committed by the coalition.
Notably, the Air Force of the Yemeni Army and Popular Committees, on Thursday, unveiled a new Drone aircraft generation, with a range of more than 1,000 km, which is called, Sammad 3, referring to the assassinated President Saleh Al-Sammad, who played a prominent role in supporting and developing the Yemeni Air Force. This comes about a week after unveiling the drone, Sammad2, which has a range of 100 km and launched raids Aramco oil refinery in the Saudi capital Riyadh.
In March 2015, The US-Saudi-led coalition — mainly the United Arab Emirates and Jordan — started a war against Yemen with the declared aim of crushing the Houthi Ansarullah movement,part of the Yemeni army forces, who had taken over from the staunch Riyadh ally and fugitive former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, while also seeking to secure the Saudi border with its southern neighbor. Three years and over 600,000 dead and injured Yemeni people and prevented the patients from traveling abroad for treatment and blocked the entry of medicine into the war-torn country, the war has yielded little to that effect.