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Arab coalition fighter jet crashes in Al-Jawf, Yemen - agency

JEDDAH, Feb 15 (KUNA) -- Joint forces command of the Arab Coalition in Yemen said Saturday that a 'Tornado' fighter jet crashed as it was conducting a supporting operation for the National Army of Yemen in Al-Jawf Governorate.
Quoting coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Malki, Saudi Press Agency reported that on Friday at 23:45 pm "A Royal Saudi Air Force Tornado fighter jet crashed while conducting close air support to units of the National Army of Yemen," as it was providing air support operations.
The Yemeni Sanaa province and region are witnessing brutal clashes between the National Army of Yemen and Houthi militia, especially after missile attacks targeted a military training facility in Marib province last June, which led to approximately 115 death and many injured government soldiers. (end) nsa.aq