Coalition: One Pakistani resident injured after Houthi missile hits Jazan

Col. Turki al-Malki, spokesman for the coalition fighting the Houthi militias, displays the wreckage from Iranian-Houthi suicide drones. (File photo: AP)

The Official spokesman of the coalition fighting to restore legitimacy in Yemen has said that a ballistic Missile fired by Iranian-backed Houthi militias from inside Saada toward Jazan city resulted in one Pakistani resident being injured.

Col. Turki al-Malki said that the missile was heading towards the city of Jazan and was deliberately launched to target civilian and populated areas. The missile fell in a remote area and the Pakistani expatriate was slightly injured.

Al-Turki added this “this hostile act by the Iran-backed Houthi militias proves the continuing involvement of the Iranian regime in supporting the Houthi militias equipped with qualitative capabilities in a flagrant and explicit violation of the two UN resolutions No. 2216 and 2231 aiming to threaten the security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as well as the regional and international security and that launching ballistic missiles towards densely populated cities and villages is considered contradictory to the humanitarian international law”.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:51 - GMT 06:51