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Projectile launched by Iran-backed Houthis damages civilian objects in Saudi Arabia

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A “hostile” projectile launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia in Yemen fell on civilian objects in Saudi Arabia’s Ahad al-Masarihah, a Governorate in Jazan, resulting in material damages, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Thursday.

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The media spokesman for the Civil Defense Directorate in the Kingdom’s Jazan region, Colonel Mohammed al-Ghamdi, said that the directorate received a report about the fall of a hostile projectile launched by the “Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militia from Yemeni territory towards the industrial area of Ahad al-Masarihah,” the press agency reported him as saying.

The attack resulted in material damages in three industrial and combustion workshops. Three civilian vehicles were also damaged in the attack.

Al-Ghamdi added that attempts to target civilian objects are “a flagrant violation of international humanitarian law, and the procedures adopted in such cases were immediately implemented,” according to SPA.

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