Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi ballistic missile launched towards Taif

Saudi Air Defense Force intercepted a missile launched by Houthi militias that was headed towards Taif province. (File photo: AFP)

Saudi Air Defense Force intercepted a missile on Thursday launched by Houthi militias that was headed towards Taif province, west of Saudi Arabia.

The ballistic missile launched by the militias was intercepted by air defense forces using a surface-to-air Patriot missile, dropping its fragments in an uninhabited area.

Meanwhile a coalition aircraft managed to destroy the launch pad.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54
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