Ballistic missile launched by Houthi militias toward Makkah intercepted

Friday 1438/1/27 - 2016/10/28
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Riyadh, Muharram 27, 1438, October 28, 2016, SPA -- The command of the coalition forces to support the legitimacy in Yemen announced on Thursday 26/10/1438 H corresponding to 27/10/2016 AD the interception of a ballistic missile launched by Houthi militias at 21:00 Thursday evening from Saada province toward Makkah area. The air defense was able to intercept and destroyed it about 65 km from Makkah without any damage.
The coalition's air forces targeted the launch site.
00:10 LOCAL TIME 21:10 GMT