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Arab Coalition intercepts Houthi ballistic missiles targeting Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh

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23 Jun 2020 04:06:48 GMT9
23 Jun 2020 04:06:48 GMT9

Arab News

  • The Houthis have launched 8 drones and 3 ballistic missiles towards the city
  • The missile was targeting innocent civilians, Spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said

DUBAI: The Arab Coalition intercepted a Houthi ballistic missile targeting Riyadh, state news agency SPA reported.
The Houthis have launched eight drones and three ballistic missiles towards the city between late Monday and early Tuesday, coalition’s spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said.

The missile was targeting innocent civilians, Spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said.

Earlier on Monday,  Al-Maliki said that the Houthi militia “launched a number of unmanned (booby-trapped) drones at civilians and civilian objects” from Sa’dah in Yemen. Two were targeting Najran and the other was targeting Jazan.
The Iran-backed militants have targeted Saudi Arabia with 313 ballistic missiles and 357 drones in total, he added.

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