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Arab Coalition Downs Houthi Drone Launched Towards Saudi Arabia

Arab Coalition Downs Houthi Drone Launched Towards Saudi Arabia

Thursday, 5 September, 2019 - 15:15
Arab Coalition Spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki. Asharq Al-Awsat
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The official spokesman of the Joint Forces of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, Colonel Turki al-Maliki, said Thursday that the coalition intercepted and shot down a drone launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias towards Saudi Arabia.

The drone was flown towards civilian facilities in Khamis Mushait, said Maliki in a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency.

He stressed that all Houthi attempts to attack the Kingdom are doomed to fail, saying the coalition has taken all necessary measures, in line with the best rules of engagement, to deal with these threats and protect civilians.

Maliki vowed that the coalition will continue to deter the Houthi actions to neutralize and destroy their abilities in line with international humanitarian law.

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