Coalition Forces Command: RSADF Destroy A Ballistic Missile Fired By Iran-backed Al-Houthi Terrorist Militias on KSA

Thursday 1439/9/9 - 2018/05/24
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Riyadh, Ramadan 08, 1439, May 24, 2018, SPA -- The official spokesman of the Coalition Forces Command ''Coalition for Supporting the Legitimacy in Yemen'' Colonel Turki Al-Malki stated that at 01:58 am at dawn today, the Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces (RSADF) intercepted a ballistic missile launched by Iran-backed Al-Houthi militias from within Yemeni territories (Saada Governorate) towards the Kingdom's territories.
He explained that the missile, which was targeting the city of Jazan was deliberately launched to target civilian and populated areas, where the RSADF succeeded in intercepting and destroying it, which resulted in the scattering of the missile's fragments over residential areas without causing any injuries.
Colonel Al-Malki further said that this hostile action by terrorist Al-Houthi militias backed by Iran proves the continuing involvement of the Iranian regime in support of Al-Houthi armed militias with qualitative capabilities in a clear and explicit defiance for the violation of United Nations resolutions (2216 and 2231) in order to threaten the security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the regional and international security and that launching ballistic missiles towards densely populated cities and villages is contrary to the international humanitarian law.
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10:38 LOCAL TIME 07:38 GMT
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