The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen: Joint Coalition Forces Intercept and Destroy Two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Launched by the Terrorist Iran-backed Houthi Militia Toward the Kingdom
Saudi Press Agency
Monday 1441/10/9 - 2020/06/01
Riyadh, June 1, 2020, SPA -- Statement by the Official Spokesman of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen COL Turki Al-Malki
"Coalition forces have successfully intercepted and destroyed today, Monday, two UAVs launched by the terrorist Iran-backed Houthi militia toward civilian objects in (Khamis Mushait).
The Houthi militia continues to violate the customary International Humanitarian Law by launching and deliberately targeting civilians and densely populated civilian areas with UAVs, threatening the lives of hundreds of civilians in the process.
These acts of hostility and terror are a blatant violation of the International Humanitarian Law and a confirmation of rejection of the ceasefire and de-escalation initiative announced by the Coalition on (April 9th, 2020). There was no response by the Houthi militia, whose violations have exceeded (5000) breaches using all kinds of SALWs, heavy weapons and ballistic missiles.
The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition continues to undertake all deterrent measures against the terrorist Houthi militia to neutralize and destroy these capabilities rigorously, and in accordance with the customary International Humanitarian Law."
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