Saudi-led coalition says Yemen Houthis claim of shooting down warplane is incorrect
FILE PHOTO: Saudi-led coalition spokesman, Colonel Turki al-Malki, speaks during a news conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia January 20, 2019. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser
FAISAL AL NASSER(Reuters)
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(Reuters) – Spokesman Turki al-Malki for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said on Wednesday that “Yemen Houthis claim of shooting down a coalition F-15 warplane is incorrect”, according to the Saudi state news agency.
Yemen Houthis said on Wednesday that they had intercepted a coalition warplane near the border with Saudi Arabia.
(Reporting by Alaa Swilam; editing by Grant McCool)