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Arab coalition forces destroy Iranian military drone in Yemen

Middle East News
Sun, 29 Jan 2017
BNA


Arab coalition forces with the help of UAE Air Force have destroyed an Iranian military drone in north Mokha port in Yemen, a Yemeni military source said. The drone was on a mobile launching platform, intended to target Yemeni forces participating in the liberation of Mokha city and port. General Ahmed Saif Al Yafei, Deputy Chief of General Staff of Yemeni Armed Forces said that the Yemeni forces detected the aircraft during the surveillance of North Mokha Area.

The rebel militias, after they came under tighter control, have started using weapons smuggled from Iran, including drones, he added.