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Arab coalition intercepts Houthi drone launched toward Saudi Arabia

Spokesman of the Arab coalition Col. Turki Al-Maliki gestures during a press conference in the Saudi capital Riyadh. (File/AFP)
Spokesman of the Arab coalition Col. Turki Al-Maliki gestures during a press conference in the Saudi capital Riyadh. (File/AFP)
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15 Mar 2021 03:03:06 GMT9
15 Mar 2021 03:03:06 GMT9
  • Drone was launched towards Khamis Mushait to target civilians areasRIYADH: The Arab coalition said it intercepted and destroyed a drone launched by Yemen’s Houthi militia toward southern Saudi Arabia, state TV Al-Ekhbariya reported on Sunday. Spokesman Co

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RIYADH: The Arab coalition said it intercepted and destroyed a drone launched by Yemen’s Houthi militia toward southern Saudi Arabia, state TV Al-Ekhbariya reported on Sunday.

Spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said: “Joint coalition forces managed to intercept and destroy a booby-trapped drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia in a systematic and deliberate manner to target civilians and civilian objects in the city of Khamis Mushait.”

Col. Al-Maliki said the coalition’s joint forces command has taken and implemented the necessary operational measures to protect civilians and civilian installations, in accordance with international humanitarian law.

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