Arab coalition destroys Houthi missile targeting Saudi city of Najran

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Fragments of the Houthi ballistic missile can be seen. (SPA)
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Fragments of the Houthi ballistic missile can be seen. (SPA)
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Fragments of the Houthi ballistic missile can be seen. (SPA)
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Updated 13 June 2020

Arab coalition destroys Houthi missile targeting Saudi city of Najran

  • The missile was launched from the Yemeni governorate of Saadah toward Najran
  • Some civilians were injured after fragments of the missile fell on them

RIYADH: The Arab coalition intercepted and destroyed a Houthi missile which targeted the Saudi city of Najran on Saturday morning.
The missile was launched from the Yemeni governorate of Saadah toward Najran and resulted in some civilians being injured after fragments of the missile fell on them.
The Houthis continue to target civilians and residential areas with ballistic missiles and drones, and the Kingdom has intercepted 312 ballistic missiles, coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said.
He added that the coalition will take measures in line with international law to destroy Houthi capabilities that continue to threaten innocent civilians.


Arab coalition destroys armed Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

Updated 6 min 32 sec ago

Arab coalition destroys armed Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

  • The drone was destroyed in Yemen’s airspace on Sunday
  • Yemen’s government and the Houthis have agreed to immediately release 1,000 prisoners in a prisoner swap

RIYADH: The Arab coalition intercepted and destroyed an armed Houthi drone targeting the Kingdom’s southern region on Sunday.
The drone was destroyed in Yemen’s airspace, the coalition said.
Earlier on Sunday, the UN mission in Yemen said the government and the Houthi militia had agreed to immediately release 1,000 prisoners in a prisoner swap.