Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen comments on the launch of a Houthi ballistic missile fired towards Jazan

Monday 1439/8/28 - 2018/05/14
  • Share on Google+

Riyadh, Sha'ban 28, 1439, May 14, 2018, SPA -- The Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki Al-Malki said that at 10:18 am today, the Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces started tracking a ballistic missile launched by the terrorist Iranian-Houthi militia towards civilian areas in Jazan.
Col. Al-Malki explained that the missile was launched from Sa’da governorate to deliberately target civilian objects, but came down in an empty desert.
"Launching a ballistic missile towards densely-populated civilian areas by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia is yet another violation of the international humanitarian law, and proves continued Iranian involvement in the Yemeni conflict. Iran is supporting Houthis with advanced military capabilities, in a clear and explicit violation of the UNSCRs (2216 , 2231), in order to threaten the security of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East, and the stability of the international order."
-- SPA
16:52 LOCAL TIME 13:52 GMT
0023