Coalition Forces Intercept Drones Launched by Iranian-Backed Houthi Militia Towards the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Saturday 1440/12/23 - 2019/08/24
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Riyadh, August 24, 2019, SPA -- Spokesman of Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen Col. Turki Al-Malki, said today that coalition forces managed to intercept and down drones launched by Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militia towards civilian objects in Khamis Mushayt and Jazan, Saudi Aabia.
Colonel Al-Maliki explained that all attempts by the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militia to launch drones are foiled and the coalition takes all operational procedures and best practices of rules of engagement to deal with these drones to protect civilians, noting that repeated terrorist attempts confirms the criminality of Iran's proxies in the region. It also confirms the losses of its terrorist elements, which throws them every day in a losing battle, causing them a state of social and popular discontent.
The Coalition to implement deterrent measures against these terrorist militias to neutralize and destroy these capabilities in strict accordance with international humanitarian law and its customary rules.
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