The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen: Interception and Destruction of a Ballistic Missile Launched by the Terrorist Iran-Backed Houthi Militia Toward the Kingdom

Tuesday 1441/10/24 - 2020/06/16
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Riyadh, June 16, 2020, SPA -- Statement by the Official Spokesman of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen COL Turki Al-Malki
“Joint Coalition forces have intercepted and destroyed this morning (Tuesday) a ballistic missile launched by the terrorist, Iran-backed Houthi militia from (Sa’dah), Yemen, toward (Najran) in a deliberate attempt to target civilians and civilian objects.
The continuation of these villainous attempts by the terrorist Houthi militia aimed at targeting civilians and civilian objects, protected under the International Humanitarian Law, with ballistic missiles and bomb-laden UAVs. The total of ballistic missiles and bomb-laden UAVs launched toward the Kingdom is (313) missiles and (357) UAVs, all intercepted and destroyed.
The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition continues to undertake all decisive, rigorous measures against the terrorist Houthi militia to neutralize and destroy these capabilities in protection of innocent civilians against these haphazard, villainous acts in accordance with the customary International Humanitarian Law.”
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