Coalition Forces Command "Coalition for Supporting the Legitimacy in Yemen" Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces Destroy Ballistic Missile Fired By Iran's Al-Houthi Terrorist Militia towards KSA

Friday 1439/9/9 - 2018/05/25
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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 12:39 am, the Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces of the coalition (RSADF) detected the launch of a ballistic missile launched by Iran's Al-Houthi militia from within Yemeni territories (Omran Province) towards the Kingdom's territories.
He explained that the missile, which was targeting the city (Najran), was deliberately launched to target civilian and populated areas. The RSADF succeeded in intercepting and destroying it, which resulted in the scattering of the missile's fragments over the residential areas without causing any injuries.
Colonel Al-Malki further said that this hostile action by Iran's terrorist Al-Houthi militia proves the continuing involvement of the Iranian regime in support of Al-Houthi armed militia with qualitative capabilities in a clear and explicit defiance for the violation of UN 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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02:10 LOCAL TIME 23:10 GMT
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