Arab Coalition destroys explosive-laden Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia’s southern region

Arab Coalition destroys explosive-laden Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia’s southern region

The Arab Coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia on Wednesday intercepted and destroyed an explosive-laden drone; launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia toward the southern region of the Kingdom.

In a statement, the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen said the militia continues to deliberately target civilians and civilian objects; adding that the coalition forces are also taking all operational measures to protect civilians; as well as civilian infrastructure objects from hostile attacks.

Few days ago, the Arab Coalition said it intercepted seven explosive-laden drones; launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia towards southern Saudi Arabia.

The coalition also intercepted the drones in Yemeni airspace and thwarted attempt to attack the Kingdom, according to a statement.