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Houthi missile injures 5 people in Saudi Arabia’s Jazan

Saudi Arabia’s civil defense said a military projectile launched by Yemen’s Houthis fell in Jazan region and injured five civilians. (SPA)
Saudi Arabia’s civil defense said a military projectile launched by Yemen’s Houthis fell in Jazan region and injured five civilians. (SPA)
Saudi Arabia’s civil defense said a military projectile launched by Yemen’s Houthis fell in Jazan region and injured five civilians. (SPA)
Saudi Arabia’s civil defense said a military projectile launched by Yemen’s Houthis fell in Jazan region and injured five civilians. (SPA)
Saudi Arabia’s civil defense said a military projectile launched by Yemen’s Houthis fell in Jazan region and injured five civilians. (SPA)
Saudi Arabia’s civil defense said a military projectile launched by Yemen’s Houthis fell in Jazan region and injured five civilians. (SPA)
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02 Mar 2021 01:03:07 GMT9
02 Mar 2021 01:03:07 GMT9
  • The wounded include three Saudi citizens and two Yemeni nationals
  • Two houses, a grocery store and three vehicles were also damaged

Arab News

RIYADH: Five people were injured when a missile launched by Yemen’s Houthi militia fell in the Jazan region of southwestern Saudi Arabia, state news agency SPA reported early on Tuesday.

The media spokesman for the Directorate of Civil Defense in Jazan, Col. Mohammed bin Yahya Al-Ghamdi, said the authority received a report about a missile launched from Yemen toward one of the border villages in Jazan.

“Upon arrival at the site, it became clear that the military projectile had fallen in a public street, resulting in five civilians being injured,” Col. Al-Ghamdi said.

They included three Saudis and two Yemeni nationals, he said. They suffered moderate injuries due to shrapnel and were transferred to hospital to receive medical care.

“Two houses, a grocery store, three vehicles and several material were damaged from the flying shrapnel,” Col. Al-Ghamdi also said.

The Houthis have stepped up attacks on Saudi civilian targets using drones laden with explosives.

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