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Saudi Air Force intercepts another Houthi ballistic missile

Agencies

The Saudi Air Defence Force on Monday evening intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the Iran-backed Houthi militias from Emran governorate, Yemen, towards Saudi territories. 

The official spokesman for the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, Col. Turki Al Malki, explained that the missile was heading towards Najran and was deliberately launched to target civilian and populated areas. 

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The missile was intercepted by the Saudi Air Force, with no damage reported, he added.

"Such hostile acts by the Iran-backed Houthi militias prove the continuing involvement of the Iranian regime in supporting the Houthi militias with qualitative capabilities in a flagrant and explicit violation of the two UN resolutions No. 2216 and 2231 with the objective of threatening the security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as well as the regional and international stability."

Launching ballistic missiles towards densely populated cities and villages breaches the International Humanitarian Law, he noted. 

Saudi Air Force intercepts another Houthi ballistic missile

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