Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drone launched toward residential area

 

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drone launched toward residential area

The drone was launched towards the populated residential area of Khamis Mushayt.

By SPA

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Published: Wed 26 Jun 2019, 7:12 AM

Last updated: Wed 26 Jun 2019, 2:29 PM

The Arab coalition said on Tuesday announced the shootdown of a Houthi drone in southwestern Saudi Arabia.
The drone, launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia was launched towards the populated residential area of Khamis Mushayt, the coalition's spokesperson said in a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
Arab coalition spokesperson Col. Turki Al Maliki said that the Houthis deliberately targeted civilians and civilian installations, and that all of their targets were intercepted, destroyed and eliminated. 

"We affirm the continued implementation of deterrent measures against these terrorist militias and the neutralization of Houthi capabilities in strict accordance with international humanitarian law and its customary rules," Al Maliki added.









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