Saudi: Five civilians injured in Houthi projectile attack

Web Report/Riyadh
Filed on March 2, 2021

Attack by the Iran-backed militants on a border village also damaged civilian houses and vehicles

At least five people were injured after a military projectile launched by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi militants landed in a border village of Saudi Arabia on Monday.

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Saudi’s official news agency SPA reported that the projectile from Yemen towards one of the border villages in Jazan region fell on a public street, injuring five civilians, including three Saudi citizens and two Yemenis. It also damaged two houses, a grocery store and three civilian vehicles, said Colonel Mohammed bin Yahiya Al-Ghamdi, spokesman for the Civil Defence Directorate in Jazan Region.

Colonel Al-Ghamdi added that the injured were immediately transferred to the hospital.

On Saturday, Saudi Arabia intercepted a missile attack over its capital and bomb-laden drones targeting a southern province.

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