Published On: Mon, Mar 26th, 2018

Saudi Air Defense Destroys 7 Houthi Missiles, Saudi Cities Were Target

Saudi Arabian defense forces have destroyed seven ballistic missiles late on Sunday, were fired from close to Yemen aimed to devastate about four cities of the nation as well as the capital, Riyadh.


The latest ballistic missiles firing by Yemen’s Houthi insurgents is considered to be one of the most daring assaults against the Saudi authorities who had started booming against the Houthi exactly three years ago in one of the poorest nations in the Arab world.

Saudi media reported that its military spokesman, Col. Turki al-Maliki said that three of the missiles were on way to destroy Riyadh, although other four were fired in the direction of the southwest cities of Khamis Mushait, Jazan, and Najran close to the Yemen border.

Other news agencies have all confirmed the news regarding Saudi forces destruction of ballistic missiles had to be target civilian regions and population in Saudi Arabia. The latest missiles’ firing attempt from Houthi insurgents.

Comes out as part of the bombing campaign, while Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was in the center man of a friendship visit to the United States, which has helped the Saudi security forces’ intervention in Yemen.

The defense forces of Saudi Arabia activated Patriot missile batteries in Riyadh, had stopped about one missile was on way to make loud explosions and bright flashes in the sky, some eye witness told media.

No one has reported right away any missile wreckage that caused damage or causalities on the ground, although a Houthi-fired missile fired in November just lost his target was a passenger terminal at international airport of Riyadh.

Someone uploaded a video-footage on YouTube that shows about one of the Patriot missiles was dropped on Sunday remained fail to achieve its target instead making a U-turn and collapsing with a enormous flash on the ground.

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