Shrapnel falls on Jazan residential area after Houthi-fired drone destroyed

Shrapnel falls on Jazan residential area after Houthi-fired drone destroyed

 Media spokesperson for the Civil Defense Directorate in Jazan region Col. Mohammad Al-Ghamdi stated that on Friday the Civil Defense received a number of reports of the fall; and scattering of shrapnel in a residential neighborhood in Uhud Al-Masarha governorate of Jazan region.

He further said this happened due to the interception of a booby-trapped drone; launched by the terrorist Houthi militia towards the Kingdom; which resulted in material damage to a number of houses and shops following the plunge and scattering of the shrapnel.

This damage did not result in any injuries or deaths and the procedures; adopted in such cases were immediately implemented, Col. Al-Ghamdi underscored.

Meanwhile, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary-General Dr. Yousef Bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen condemned, in the strongest terms; targeting a residential neighborhood in the Ahad Al-Masharha governorate, Saudi Arabia; by a bomb-laden UAV, which resulted in the damage of some homes after intercepting it.

The secretary-general also condemned the failed attempt of the terrorist Houthi militia to target civilians and civilian objects in the city of Jazan, Saudi Arabia; with a bomb-laden UAV, praising at the same time the efficiency and skill of the Saudi air defenses, which intercepted and destroyed it before reaching its target.

He also called on the international community to take firm positions to stop the continuation of cowardly threats with ballistic missiles and UAVs by the Houthi militia, targeting civilians and civilian objects, stressing the firm position of the OIC, which considers such practices as a blatant challenge to international humanitarian laws and norms.

Dr. Al-Othaimeen also affirmed the support of the OIC for all measures taken by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to maintain its security and stability and the safety of citizens and residents on its territories.