The Saudi-led Arab Coalition to support the legitimacy in Yemen launched intensive air strikes early Friday on Houthi militia reinforcements in Tahta directorate in al-Hodeidah west of the country.
According to local sources, Apache jets fired thirteen missiles targeting twelve military vehicles belonging to the militias.
The strike destroyed the vehicles and left several casualties among the militia fighting lines.
In another development, Saudi air defenses on Friday intercepted a ballistic missile over the southern city of Najran at 12:39 am after it was fired from Houthi-held territory in neighboring Yemen, Arab Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki said.
Debris from the missile landed in residential areas of Najran without causing casualties, al-Maliki said in a statement released by the official Saudi Press Agency.
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