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Yemen Houthi rebels say they shot down Morrocan warplane

AFP , Monday 11 May 2015
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Houthi followers hold up their weapons during a demonstration against the Saudi-led air strikes, in Sanaa May 8, 2015 (Photo: Reuters)
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Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels said Monday that they shot down a warplane of the Saudi-led coalition, shortly after Morocco said one of its fighter jets had gone missing on a sortie.

"The air defence of the tribes shot down a warplane over Wadi Nushur, in Saada," the rebels' northern stronghold, Houthi news channel Al-Masirah said, broadcasting images of tribesmen celebrating around the wreckage of a plane.

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