Saudi intercepts Houthis ballistic missile from Yemen

RIYADH, Saudi air force intercepted a missile launched by Houthis in Yemen towards Saudi Arabia early Thursday, said the Arab coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen’s spokesman Colonel Turki Al-Malki.

According to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Al-Malki said that the ballistic missile was launched from Saada Governorate towards Jizan city in the kingdom.

He added that the hostile act of Houthis, who are supported by Iran, is a violation of UN resolutions 2216 and 2231 on ending violence and refraining from further aggression against Saudi Arabia.

Al-Malki also noted that targeting civilian areas is a violation of the international law.

Source: Kuwait News Agency