Joint Coalition Forces Command: RSADF Destroy Ballistic Missile Fired on Jazan

Wednesday 1439/8/23 - 2018/05/09
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Riyadh, Sha'ban 23, 1439, May 9, 2018, SPA -- The official spokesman of the Joint Coalition Forces Command "Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen" Colonel Turki Al-Malki announced that at 07:18 a.m. today, Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces (RSADF) intercepted a ballistic missile launched by Iranian-backed Al-Houthi militia from within Yemeni territories (Saada Governorate) towards the Kingdom's territories.
He explained that the missile which was targeting the city (Jazan) deliberately launched to target civilian and populated areas.
Colonel Al-Malki said that this hostile action by Al-Houthi militia backed by Iran proves the continuing involvement of the Iranian regime in support of Al-Houthi militias with qualitative capabilities in a clear and explicit defiance for the violation of UN resolutions (2216) and (2231) in order to threaten the security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the regional and international security and that launching ballistic missiles towards densely populated cities and villages is contrary to the international humanitarian law.
14:44 LOCAL TIME 11:44 GMT