Iran Deploys 'Suicide Drones' as Fears Grow Over Revenge Attack on Israel
DAILY EXPRESS - IRAN has deployed deadly "suicide drones" in northern Yemen, an area controlled by Tehran's Houthi allies which is just a few hundred miles from Israel, analysts have claimed.
An insider told Newsweek the weapons in question were Shahed-136 loitering munitions.
The source added: “The Iranians have delivered to their Houthi proxies in Yemen advanced UAVs.
"They are forward deploying or prepositioning these drones in order to stage an attack against a variety of targets they have within range."
The unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, are believed to have a range roughly 1,240 to 1,370 miles, putting the whole of Israel and much of the Middle East in general, including Saudi Arabia, within range.
Yemen is the scene of a bloody, ongoing civil war.
Al-Jawf is under the control of Ansar Allah, or Houthi, Zaidi Shiite Muslim rebel movement, a foreign militia which has close links with the regime of Iranian...READ MORE
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