Saudi Air Defense intercepts missile fired by Houthi militias towards Khamis Mushayt

Saudi Air Defense intercepts missile fired by Houthi militias towards Khamis Mushayt
The Saudi Air Defense Force intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militias towards the city of Khamis Mushayt on Thursday. (Reuters)
Updated 14 June 2018

Saudi Air Defense intercepts missile fired by Houthi militias towards Khamis Mushayt

Saudi Air Defense intercepts missile fired by Houthi militias towards Khamis Mushayt

RIYADH: The Saudi Air Defense Force intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militias towards the city of Khamis Mushayt on Thursday, Saudi Press Agency reported. 

Turki Al-Maliki, spokesperson of the Saudi-led Arab coalition, said that Houthi militias fired a ballistic missile from Saada, Yemen, towards the Saudi Arabian city Khamis Mushayt at 3.09 pm and that Saudi air defence forces intercepted the missile.

A missile launched by the militias from Saada province, Yemen, towards Saudi territories was also intercepted on Wednesday, UAE state news agency WAM reported.