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In Saudi Arabia, announced a massive drone attack carried out by the Houthis

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The command of the Saudi Arabian forces reports that the calculations of air defense systems have been put on high alert. This is associated with the next activity of the Houthis.


Reports say the Houthis have attempted a massive attack on Saudi Arabia using unmanned aerial vehicles. According to recent reports, Saudi air defenses intercepted four Houthi drones loaded with explosive devices. How many drones they could not intercept is not reported at the moment.

Saudi Army Captain Mohammed Al Sayed:

Shrapnel that fell in the south of the country injured a civilian and damaged five houses and three cars.

At the same time, Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of supplying drones to the Houthis. It was noted that "Iran is strengthening support for the Houthis, aimed at continuing the destabilization in Yemen, near the borders of the Saudi kingdom."

In turn, Iran replies that none other than Saudi Arabia will destabilize the situation in Yemen anymore, since it is the Saudi troops that have been invading this country and have been fighting for several years.

Riyadh said the new drone attack "targeted the oil industry and infrastructure."

What air defense systems were used to intercept the UAV is not reported.
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  1. zxc15682
    zxc15682 26 October 2020 08: 21
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    We took a bunch of pumps ..
    1. tralflot1832
      tralflot1832 26 October 2020 09: 07
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      Where did the pumps go? hi
      1. zxc15682
        zxc15682 26 October 2020 14: 57
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        gone ... I am certainly not an expert, but I care about forming news.
  2. Siberian 66
    Siberian 66 26 October 2020 08: 22
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    I hope that our reconnaissance satellite was accidentally present in the sky at this time. So, out of curiosity.
  3. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 26 October 2020 08: 23
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    Did you use the Patriots? Strange message. If they wanted to cause serious damage, they would have launched several dozen. Yes, so that they attacked from different sides at the same time ... And so, just destroy the devices, and train the enemy's air defense ...
    1. LiSiCyn
      LiSiCyn 26 October 2020 09: 22
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      Iran is testing new models. Even if a part is torn, it's already good ... The Saudis have now strengthened their air defense, all extreme attempts have not been crowned with success. And the operators are not local with them.
    2. vVvAD
      vVvAD 26 October 2020 10: 35
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      Well, according to the KSA, it was an attempt at a mass attack - it could really be probing the air defense and command post.
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  5. APASUS
    APASUS 26 October 2020 08: 53
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    Why was this photo stuck to the material, it looks like high pressure pump drives.
  6. Ros 56
    Ros 56 26 October 2020 08: 54
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    On the pictures, the type of the sleeve changes the pitch of the screw.
  7. barin
    barin 26 October 2020 09: 56
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    the Houthis attempted a massive attack on the territory of Saudi Arabia using unmanned aerial vehicles

    Well, now everyone will use such toys. Maybe we'll hear about the attack on the USA bases. Like "the cycle of democracy in nature"
  8. ximkim
    ximkim 26 October 2020 11: 19
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    Hike, the Saudis will also start buying uavs. So the purchase is asked))
  9. Nyrobsky
    Nyrobsky 26 October 2020 11: 26
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    What else did the Saudis expect? Remove your troops and mercenaries from Yemen and the Houthis will stop nightmare your wells with drones.
    "That's why Hussite with a grenade launcher, so that the Saud does not doze" laughing
    1. Soko
      Soko 26 October 2020 12: 08
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      We wish the Houthis comrades success in their difficult struggle against the Wahhabis!
  10. Old26
    Old26 26 October 2020 12: 46
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    Quote: Soko
    We wish the Houthis comrades success in their difficult struggle against the Wahhabis!

    Two of a Kind. Without Iran's support, they would have been multiplied by zero long ago. And so, despite the interception of supplies, something still passes ...
  11. Lesorub
    Lesorub 26 October 2020 19: 13
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    In Saudi Arabia, announced a massive drone attack carried out by the Houthis

    It was clearly not without Iran's help - Riyadh will more than once comment on the next attacks by the Houthis UAVs.