The Saudi Arabia-led Arab coalition on Saturday (13-6-2020) intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia toward civilian targets in the Saudi border city of Najran.
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Coalition spokesperson Col. Turki Al-Maliki said some civilians were slightly injured by falling debris but said the attack did not result in any deaths.
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The missile was launched from the Yemeni city of Saadah, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted Col. Al-Maliki as saying.
The coalition intervened in Yemen in March 2015 to try to restore the internationally-recognized government to power in Sanaa, after it was ousted from the capital by the Houthis in late 2014.
The Arab coalition on Saturday intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile launched by the Iran-backed #Houthi militia toward civilian targets in the #Saudi border city of Najran. https://t.co/KhoTfncmTb pic.twitter.com/HPRl1zGQx8— Saudi Gazette (@Saudi_Gazette) June 13, 2020