Arab coalition destroys Houthi drone launched toward Saudi Arabia in Yemeni airspace

Arab coalition destroys Houthi drone launched toward Saudi Arabia in Yemeni airspace
Arab coalition spokesman Brig. Gen. Turki Al-Maliki. (File/AFP)
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Updated 10 April 2021

Arab coalition destroys Houthi drone launched toward Saudi Arabia in Yemeni airspace

Arab coalition destroys Houthi drone launched toward Saudi Arabia in Yemeni airspace

RIYADH: The Arab coalition destroyed a Houthi explosive-laden drone launched toward Saudi Arabia in Yemeni airspace on Saturday, Al-Ekhbariya reported.

The foiled attack comes a day after the Iran-backed militia launched a an explosive-laden Houthi drone targeting Khamis Mushait and a ballistic missile fired toward Jazan.

Friday’s attacks were condemned by the UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Arab Parliament.