Arab coalition thwarts drone launched by Yemen’s Houthis towards Saudi Arabia

Arab Coalition Spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki speaks at a press conference in Riyadh. (File/Reuters)
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RIYADH: The Arab coalition said it intercepted and destroyed a drone launched by Yemen’s Houthi militia toward southern Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency reported on Wednesday.
Spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said: “Joint coalition forces managed to intercept and destroy a booby-trapped drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia in a systematic and deliberate manner to target civilians and civilian objects in the city of Khamis Mushait.”
Col. Al-Maliki said the coalition’s joint forces command has taken and implemented the necessary operational measures to protect civilians and civilian installations, in accordance with international humanitarian law.

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