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Terrorism

Saudi Arabia intercepts, destroys Houthi drone launched towards Khamis Mushait

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Saudi Arabia’s air defenses intercepted and destroyed a booby-trapped drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia towards Khamis Mushait, the Arab Coalition said on Thursday.

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“We are taking operational measures to protect civilians and civilian objects from hostile attacks,” the Arab Coalition said in a statement.

Earlier this week, Saudi Arabia’s civil defense in Asir region said a Houthi drone had landed on a school without causing any injuries, according to a statement.

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