Arab Coalition destroys 2 Houthi missiles, 6 drones targeting Saudi Arabia

Arab coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki. (AFP)

Arab Coalition to restore Legitimacy in Yemen intercepted and destroyed two ballistic missiles and six drones; launched by the Houthi militia toward Saudi Arabia.

In a statement carried by SPA late Sunday, the spokesman of the Arab coalition, Col. Turki Al-Maliki, also said: “The joint coalition forces managed to intercept and destroy two ballistic missiles; launched by the Houthi terrorist toward the Kingdom with an aim to target civilians and civilian facilities.

The forces were also able to intercept and destroy six explosive-laden drones fired by the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militia from Sanaa toward Saudi Arabia; deliberately targeting civilians and civilian facilities.”

The spokesman stated that the Houthi militia is intentionally escalating the hostilities; targeting civilians and civilian facilities inside the neighboring countries of Yemen by using ballistic missiles and drones. He also highlighted the efficiency of the coalition’s forces in addressing these threats.

He emphasized that the Arab Coalition applies and takes all necessary measures to protect civilians and civilian objects. It also exercises the necessary operational measures to stop these terrorist acts in accordance with international humanitarian law and its customary rules.