Saudi Arabia’s air defenses have intercepted and destroyed eight explosive drones launched by the Iran-backed Houthis targeting civilian areas in the Kingdom, the Arab Coalition confirms in a statement.
One of the five drones targeted the southwestern city of Khamis Mushait, the coalition added, while a sixth drone targeted Najran.
During the overnight attacks, the Houthi militia attempted to target the universities of Jazan and Najran, according to official statements.
The coalition said that the Houthis also launched a ballistic missile from Sanaa that landed in al-Jawf inside Yemen.
On Monday, Saudi Arabia offered the Houthis a ceasefire deal which would also include reopening Sanaa airport and allow fuel and food imports through Hodeidah port. The next day the Houthis launched a drone attack on an airport in southern Saudi Arabia.