SAUDI ARABIA

Coalition forces intercepts, destroys 4 Houthi armed drones, 1 ballistic missile targeting Jazan

September 17, 2021
Brig. Gen. Turki Al-Maliki, spokesman of the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen.
Brig. Gen. Turki Al-Maliki, spokesman of the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen.

Saudi Gazette Report

RIYADH
- The Arab Coalition early Friday intercepted and destroyed four explosive-laden drones, one ballistic missile launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia targeting Jazan.

The Coalition said, in a tweet carried by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), “this hostile escalation by Houthi militia targets civilians and innocent people.”

The coalition affirmed that it will take all necessary measures to protect civilians in accordance with international humanitarian laws.

Friday’s attack came a day after the coalition forces destroyed an explosives-laden drone that was launched towards Abha International Airport.

The coalition will “firmly” deal with any threats to civilians and civilian objects, the statement added.

It is noteworthy that The Ministerial Council of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) condemned the terrorist Houthi militia’s attacks on Saudi Arabia In a statement issued at the end of the 149th session of the council at the level of foreign ministers here on Thursday,

The ministers reiterated support for the Yemeni legitimacy and stressed the need to strengthen their joint cooperation to meet the challenges and enhance coordination at all levels.


September 17, 2021
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