Arab Coalition intercept, destroy Houthi-fired drone toward Khamis Mushayt

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

The Arab Coalition on Wednesday morning intercepted and destroyed an explosive-laden drone; launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia toward Saudi Arabia.

The drone attack also targeted civilians and civilian facilities in Khamis Mushayt; according to the spokesman of the Arab Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, Brig. Gen Turki Al-Maliki.

In a statement, Brig. Gen Al-Maliki also said: “Joint Coalition Forces have intercepted and destroyed this morning (Wednesday) a bomb-laden UAV; launched systematically and deliberately by the terrorist Houthi militia to target civilians and civilian objects in (Khamis Mushayt).

“These acts of aggression to deliberately and systematically target civilians as well as civilian objects by the terrorist; Iran-backed Houthi militia amount to war crimes.

“The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition will also continue to implement all necessary operational procedures to safeguard civilians and civilian objects in accordance with the customary International Humanitarian Law.”