Saudi-led forces destroy 4 Houthi drones, 5 missiles

April 15, 2021

Anadolu Agency:

Coalition forces destroyed four drones and five ballistic missiles launched towards Saudi Arabia by Yemen’s Houthi rebels, a spokesperson said on Thursday.

“The Saudi Royal Air Defense Forces managed late Wednesday and early Thursday to intercept and destroy four booby-trapped drones and five ballistic missiles launched by the Iran-backed terrorist Houthi militia,” Col. Turki al-Maliki said in a statement run by the official Saudi Press Agency.

The attacks targeted the Jizan region in southwestern Saudi Arabia, according to the official.

Earlier on Thursday, a Houthi spokesperson, Yahya Saree, said the group targeted a Saudi Aramco installation and other locations with “seven Saer and Badr missiles” and caused a major fire in the oil facility.

“Stores and bases were also targeted by four Samad 3 drones and 2K bombers and the hit was accurate,” he said…

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