YEMEN (OBSERVATORY) – Yemeni forces target Saudi Arabia’s Aramco company in Jizan region.Yemen’s Houthi group has hit Saudi targets with aircraft for the first time since the war began three years ago.
“The air force is conducting air raids on Abha airport and Aramco in Saudi Arabia,” the group’s al-Masirah channel said on Wednesday.
She explained that “air raids by aircraft (bombardment 1) targeted Abha airport in Asir,” noting that “the disruption of air navigation at the airport and stop flights to him after the air strikes.”
The Air Force also carried out airstrikes on the Aramco company in Jizan.
The group considered that this process of qualitative air force is a qualitative development and comes within the framework of the response to the crimes of the Saudi-American aggression against the Yemenis four years ago, as described by the channel.
This is the first time that the Houthi group has hit Saudi targets with marching aircraft, after it intensified during the past few days from launching ballistic missile attacks on the kingdom.
The Houthi group has recently revealed that it has military aircraft and said it had entered military action.
Saudi Arabia has been leading an Arab military alliance against the Houthi group in Yemen since March 26, 2015, at the request of Yemeni President Abdurbo Mansour Hadi.
Yemeni-backed government forces accuse Iran of being behind the Houthis’ possession of marching and ballistic missiles.
The Houthis control the capital Sana’a and most of the provinces in the north of Yemen.