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

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Riyadh, June 13, 2020, SPA -- Statement by the Official Spokesman of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen COL Turki Al-Malki
“In continuation of the terrorist, Iran-backed Houthi militia’s terrorist attempts to target innocent civilians in (Najran) with a number of UAVs on (May 27th, 2020), and the terrorist attack targeting innocent civilians in (Khamis Mushait) with two UAVs on (June 1st, 2020), the Joint Forces Command of the Coalition has successfully this morning (Saturday) intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile launched by the terrorist, Iran-backed Houthi militia from (Sa’dah) governorate, deliberately targeting innocent civilians and civilian objects in (Najran), minor injuries were sustained by civilians as a result of debris of the intercepted ballistic missile.
The terrorist Houthi militia is continuing to deliberately and systematically target, with ballistic missiles and UAVs, civilians and civilian objects protected under the International Humanitarian Law, the number of ballistic missiles launched by the terrorist Houthi militia toward the Kingdom has reached (312), all intercepted and destroyed.
The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition will continue to apply and implement all decisive and rigorous measures to neutralize and destroy such capabilities to protect civilians from these terrorist acts and haphazard, villainous attempts in accordance with the customary International Humanitarian Law.”
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