Yemen’s Houthi rebels have claimed that they have shot down a US drone along the border with Saudi Arabia.
According to an international news source, a spy plane was conducting espionage and hostile operations near the southern Saudi province of Asir when the rebels’ brought it down.
The Saudi military offensive in Yemen began in 2015 on behalf of Yemen’s internationally recognized government of President Mansour Abed Rabbo Hadi, who was forced out of Sanaa by the rebels and later fled to the Saudi capital, Riyadh.
The war in the Arab world’s poorest country has killed more than 100,000 lives, including civilians, according to a recent report .
The conflict also resulted in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.