The Yemeni army and popular committees' air defenses shot down a Saudi coalition spy drone in Yemen's Shabwah province on Monday night.

Iran PressMiddle East: The Yemeni Armed Forces spokesman Yahya Saree said the drone had been shot down by a Yemeni surface-to-air missile.

The Yemeni army and popular committees targeted the drone in the city of Asilan in Shabwa province.

The Yemeni army and popular committees have shot down dozens of Saudi and allied spy drones since the Saudi coalition invaded Yemen.

Saudi Arabia, with the support of the United States, the United Arab Emirates, and several other countries, invaded Yemen in March 2015. The outbreak of war by Saudi Arabia and its allies in Yemen has so far killed tens of thousands and displaced millions of Yemenis. 219