Arab Coalition intercepts explosives-laden Houthi drones fired toward Saudi Arabia

Col. Turki Al-Maliki, the Arab Coalition spokesperson. — File photo

The Arab Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen said on Monday that it intercepted several drones laden with explosives; the Iran-backed Houthi militia launched targeting Saudi Arabia.

In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency; Arab Coalition spokesperson Turki Al-Maliki also said: “The terrorist, Iran-backed Houthi militia launched this evening, Monday; a number of bomb-laden UAVs toward civilians and civilian objects in the Kingdom.”

“The Joint Coalition forces have intercepted a number of them, and the rest are under constant monitoring,” Al-Maliki also added.

Earlier in the day, the Arab Coalition welcomed the request made by the government of Yemen and the Southern Transitional Council for a comprehensive ceasefire, de-escalation and a meeting to be in the Kingdom to move forward in implementing the Riyadh Agreement, in addition to the return of the political and military committees and teams in order to promptly implement it.