Arab Coalition intercepts, destroys second Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

Arab Coalition spokesperson Colonel Turki Al-Maliki. (File photo: Supplied)

The Arab Coalition said on Sunday it had intercepted and destroyed an explosives-laden drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia toward Saudi Arabia, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

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Arab Coalition spokesperson Colonel Turki Al-Maliki said Arab Coalition forces were able to intercept and destroy the drone in Yemeni airspace on Sunday.

Al-Maliki added that the drone was launched by the “terrorist Houthi militia in a systematic and deliberate manner to target civilians in the Kingdom,” SPA reported.

This is the second attack on Sunday by the Iran-backed Houthi militia targeting Saudi Arabia.

The Arab Coalition also intercepted and destroyed early Sunday an explosives-laden drone launched by the Houthis toward the Kingdom.

The failed attack is the latest in the series of attempted attacks launched by the Houthis in recent weeks.

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Last Update: Sunday, 25 October 2020 KSA 14:40 - GMT 11:40
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