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Houthi military projectile lands close to hospital in Saudi Arabia’s Jazan

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A military projectile launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia fell near the al-Harath General Hospital in Saudi Arabia’s Jazan, according to civil defense team in the southern city.

The media spokesman for the Civil Defense Directorate in the Jazan region said they had received a report about the projectile landing close to the hospital.

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“The Civil Defense received a report about the fall of a military projectile launched by the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militia from inside the Yemeni territories toward the al-Harath Governorate in the Jazan region,” Colonel Muhammad bin Yahya al-Ghamdi said.

“The competent authorities found a Katyusha-type military projectile which fell in a garden adjacent to the al-Harath General Hospital. Its shrapnel was scattered in several different locations and it did not result in any injuries or damages - thank God - and the procedures adopted in such cases were directly implemented,” he added.

An hour earlier, the Arab Coalition confirmed it has intercepted and destroyed a drone in Yemeni airspace launched by the Houthi militia targeting Saudi Arabia.

The coalition affirmed that the Houthi militia continues to deliberately attempt and target civilians and civilian infrastructure in the Kingdom.

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