Yemen’s Shiite Huthi rebels said on Monday they shot down a warplane of the Saudi-led coalition, shortly after Morocco reported one of its fighter jets missing on a sortie.

“The air defense of the tribes shot down a warplane over Wadi Nushur, in Saada,” the rebels’ northern stronghold, Huthi news channel Al-Masirah said, broadcasting images of tribesmen celebrating around the wreckage of a plane.

The television said it was an F-16 jet while the footage showed a Moroccan flag on a broken rudder lying on a rocky patch. […]