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Saudi Press Agency

Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen: Interception, Destruction of Ballistic Missile Launched by Terrorist, Iran-Backed Houthi Militia Toward the City of Najran

Saudi Press Agency

Friday 1442/8/13 - 2021/03/26

Riyadh, March 26, 2021, SPA -- Statement by the Official Spokesman of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen Brigadier General Turki Al-Malki

"Royal Saudi Air Defense has intercepted and destroyed this morning (Friday) a ballistic missile launched systematically and deliberately by the terrorist Houthi militia to target civilians and civilian objects in Najran.

The Houthi militia attempted to target a civilian object protected under International Law, which further affirms the militia's malign intent to continue its violations of the customary International Humanitarian Law.

The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition will continue to implement all necessary operational procedures to safeguard civilians and civilian objects in accordance with the customary International Humanitarian Law."

14:16 LOCAL TIME 11:16 GMT

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