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Houthi missile targets Saudi’s Jazan province

Houthi missile targets Saudi’s Jazan province

No injuries were reported

A missile launched by the Houthi militia in Yemen landed in the Al Ardha province of Jazan in southwestern Saudi Arabia.

Colonel Mohammed bin Yahya Al-Ghamdi, a spokesperson for the Saudi Civil Defense, confirmed that a car was damaged from shrapnel but no casualties or injuries were registered, Arab News reported.

The missile was launched by the “Iranian-backed Houthi militia from inside the Yemeni territories toward one of the border villages in Al-Ardha governorate in Jazan,” he noted.

On September 15, the Houthi militia launched a missile toward Jazan, damaging civilian property, vehicles as well as injuring five people.

Saudi-led Arab coalition forces destroyed two bomb-laden drones and a ballistic missile launched by the Houthis towards the kingdom in two separate incidents in August this year.

Read: Saudi forces destroy bomb-laden drones, missiles launched towards civilians

In July too, Saudi-led coalition intercepted and destroyed six ‘bomb-laden’ drones and two ballistic missiles launched towards the kingdom.

Read more: Saudi forces destroy two missiles, six ‘bomb-laden’ drones launched from Yemen

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