Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen: Interception, Destruction of Bomb-Laden UAV In Yemeni Airspace Launched by Terrorist, Iran-Backed Houthi Militia Toward the Kingdom

Wednesday 1442/7/5 - 2021/02/17
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Riyadh, February 17, 2021, SPA -- Statement by the Official Spokesman of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen Brigadier General Turki Al-Malki:
“Joint Coalition Forces have intercepted and destroyed this afternoon (Wednesday) in Yemeni airspace a bomb-laden UAV launched systematically and deliberately by the terrorist Houthi militia to target civilians and civilian objects in the Kingdom.
These acts of aggression to deliberately and systematically target civilians and civilian objects by the terrorist, Iran-backed Houthi militia amount to war crimes.
The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition will continue to implement all necessary operational procedures to safeguard civilians and civilian objects in accordance with the customary International Humanitarian Law.”
--SPA
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