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Arab coalition intercepts, destroys Houthi drone targeting Khamis Mushait

The Iranian-backed militia has been intensifing its attempts to target civilians in Saudi Arabia. (File/AFP)
The Iranian-backed militia has been intensifing its attempts to target civilians in Saudi Arabia. (File/AFP)
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09 May 2021 04:05:06 GMT9
09 May 2021 04:05:06 GMT9

Arab News

  • The coalition said it is taking operational measures to deal with sources of threat to protect civilians and civilian objects
  • The coalition confirmed that the Houthis’ attempt to target civilians was a serious violation of international law

DUBAI: The Arab coalition intercepted and destroyed a Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia’s Khamis Mushait, state news agency SPA reported.

The coalition said it is taking operational measures to deal with sources of threat to protect civilians and civilian objects.

The coalition also confirmed that the Houthis’ attempt to target civilians was a serious violation of international law.

The Iran-backed militia has been intensifying attacks against Saudi Arabia, targeting key oil facilities and civilians amid international and Arab condemnation in support of the Kingdom’s security.

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