Saudi air force intercepts Houthi-launched missile towards Jazan

June 13, 2018

Arab News:

DUBAI: The Saudi Air Defense Force intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the Iran-backed Houthi militias from Saada province, Yemen, towards Saudi territories, UAE state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday.

The official spokesman for the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, Col. Turki Al-Maliki, stated that at 3:46am the Saudi Air Force intercepted a missile launched by the Iran-aligned rebels against the Saudi city Jazan.

Al-Maliki explained that the missile was heading towards Jazan and was deliberately launched to target civilian and populated areas.

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