Arab coalition destroys armed drone fired by Houthis toward Saudi Arabia

Sat, 2021-01-30 20:22

LONDON: The Arab coalition destroyed an armed Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia in Yemen’s airspace, Al-Ekhbariya reported on Saturday.

The coalition said it was committed to destroying specific capabilities in accordance with international humanitarian law.

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Last Saturday, Saudi air defenses thwarted an attack on Riyadh by the Iran-backed militia in Yemen. The Arab coalition said it had “intercepted and destroyed a hostile air target going toward” the capital.

The attempted attack was condemned by the international community including Britain, France and Germany.  

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