Five civilians injured as Houthi-launched projectile falls in Jizan

Five civilians injured as Houthi-launched projectile falls in Jizan

Saudi Arabia’s civil defense said on Tuesday a military projectile launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia; fell in the Kingdom’s southern Jizan region, injuring at least five civilians.

In a statement carried by the SPA, the Spokesman for the Civil Defense Directorate in Jizan Region, Col. Muhammad Al-Ghamdi said the projectile fell in a public street; and the injured were three Saudi citizens and two Yemenis who were transferred to a hospital for treatment.

The projectile’s debris damaged two houses, a grocery store, and three civilian cars.

The Arab Coalition also reported in recent weeks increased aerial attacks; launched by Houthis in Yemen towards civilian areas in the Kingdom.

The Jizan attack also comes two days after the Arab Coalition said it thwarted a ballistic missile attack by the Houthis on Riyadh; and destroyed six armed drones launched towards cities in the kingdom’s south.