Royal Saudi Air Defense intercepts, destroys Houthi ballistic missile

Remnants of a Houthi missile pictured in an earlier incident. (File photo)

The Royal Saudi Air Defense on Thursday intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired by the Iran-backed Houthi militia from Yemen toward the Saudi city of Najran.

The Arab Coalition said on Wednesday that the militia launched a ballistic missile from Yemen’s Saada, which landed within the governorate.

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