Houthi missile intercepted before hitting target in Jizan province

Sunday 16th Sep 2018

Iran backed Houthi rebels fired a missile over the border targeting the Jizan Industrial City in southern Saudi Arabia on Saturday, Saudi air defence managed to intercept and destroyed the projectile before it reached its target.

“The rocket force fired a Badr ballistic missile at the Industrial City of Jizan,” the Houthis’ al-Masirah TV said.

Colonel Turki al-Maliki, who heads up the military operations stated that “No casualties or damage were recorded when the missile was intercepted”.

The Houthis regularly announce missiles over the Saudi-Yemeni border into Jizan province in an effort to hit important facilities, including an oil refinery operated by Saudi Aramco.


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