Published on Aug 09, 2018 Greenbarge Reporters
Yemen’s Houthi militias has launched a fresh ballistic missile on Saudi Arabia’s border city of Jazan, killing one Yemen resident and injuring 11 civilians.
According to the Saudi Press Agency in report today, the , the quoting the spokesperson of Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen, Colonel Turki Al-Malki, as saying in a statement that the attack took place yesterday, the August 8 at 20:34 p.m. local time (1734 GMT).
He said that the Saudi air forces intercepted the missile launched from Northern Amran in Yemen, and adding that the interception resulted in the projection of fragments throughout some residential areas, which caused the death of the Yemeni resident and injured 11 civilians.
“This hostile act carried out by the Houthi rebels proves that the Iranian regime is still providing them with advanced capabilities, in flagrant defiance of the UN Security Council Resolutions 2216 and 2231, with the main objective of threatening Saudi Arabian, regional and international security. “
The spokesperson warned that the coalition would take all deterring measures against “such barbaric, frivolous launches” in conformity with international humanitarian law.
Saudi cities, mainly those at the border, are the main targets of such attacks, but most of the missiles were intercepted and destroyed without reporting any injury among civilians.
The attacks have been the responses of the Houthis against the coalition airstrikes on areas dominated by them in Yemen.
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