Saudi Arabia destroys Houthi missile fired at south-west province

A ballistic missile is seen after it was fired toward the Saudi capital of Riyadh from an undisclosed location in Yemen, in this handout photo released December 19, 2017 by the Houthis. (File photo: Reuters)

Saudi air defense forces destroyed a ballistic missile fired by the Houthis which was targeting Khamis Mushait, a city in south-west Saudi Arabia, located east of Abha, the provincial seat of the Asir province

Saudi forces are continuing their military operations to counter attempts by the Houthi militia to infiltrate the border between Saudi Arabia and Yemen.

In the past two days, 50 air raids have been carried out by the Arab Coaliton, targeting Houthi militia positions in the provinces of Sa'ada, Hajjah, Hodeidah and Taiz, resulting in multiple deaths, injuries and the destruction of arms stores.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:56 - GMT 06:56