Yemen’s Houthis launch missile toward Jazan, 5 civilians injured

Yemen’s Houthis launch missile toward Jazan, 5 civilians injured
A projectile launched at Saudi Arabia by Yemen’s Houthi militia landed in Jazan, southwestern Saudi Arabia, injuring five civilians. (File/Reuters)
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Updated 20 September 2020

Yemen’s Houthis launch missile toward Jazan, 5 civilians injured

Yemen’s Houthis launch missile toward Jazan, 5 civilians injured
  • Three cars were also damaged
  • The five people injured are in stable condition

RIYADH: Five people were injured on Saturday after a missile launched by Yemen’s Houthi militia fell in Jazan, southwestern Saudi Arabia, state news agency SPA said.
The media spokesperson for the Civil Defense directorate in Jazan region, Col. Mohammed bin Yahya Al-Ghamdi, said that “the directorate had received a report about the fall of a military projectile launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia from inside Yemeni territory toward one of the border villages in Al-Harath governorate in Jazan region.”
Al-Ghamdi said the missile damaged civilian property protected under international humanitarian law and three vehicles. 
Five people were injured by shrapnel and were taken to the hospital. The statement said “their health condition is stable, and the procedures adopted in such cases have also been directly implemented.”