Houthis say fire ballistic missile at Saudi army gatherings in Asir

2019-07-29 | Since 3 Month

Houthi ballistic missile

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Houthi ballistic missile Houthi group (Ansar Allah) in Yemen said it fired a ballistic missile on Monday, hitting its target in the Saudi army and its so-called "mercenaries" and weapons stores in the al-Daeir area of western Asir in southern Saudi Arabia.
The Houthi-run Yemeni News Agency (Saba) quoted the spokesman for Houthis, Brigadier General Yahya Saree, confirmed that a ballistic missile type "Badr F" hit his target with "high accuracy, and caused explosions that rocked the area and the ambulances and firefighters rushed to the location of targeting amidst the state of panic and terror in the ranks of the enemy.
Saree said that the targeting "came after a process of accurate intelligence, in response to the crimes of aggression," noting that "intelligence sources confirmed the fall of dozens of dead and wounded from the Saudi army and mercenaries.".
There has been no confirmation from Saudi Arabia or Arab coalition yet on the attack.
The army spokesman for Houthi group (Ansar Allah), Brigadier General Yahya Saree the drone of their air force
managed to hit their targets on Sunday evening at Abha International Airport in southern Saudi Arabia.
Saree said in statment that The Qasif - 2K drones attacked the airport in province of Asir, hit the targets accurately causing a suspending in the air traffic.
Saree was announced Sunday that his forces carried out large-scale drone operations that disrupted air terrfic at Najran airport south of Saudi Arabia. Five hours later announced that it had fired a short-range ballistic missile at the coalition headquarters in Najran, south of the Kingdom, destroying the building and killing dozens of Saudi soldiers, including military leaders."
But the spokesman for the coalition forces to support the legitimacy in Yemen, Colonel Turki al-Maliki, denied in statement on Sunday those allegations Houthi and said that his forces thwarted the Houthis attempt to target the city of Najran south of the Kingdom, and shot down a drone to them tried to target Najran, stressing that "there is no truth to what the militias published of targeting the Najran airport."
Houthis have recently stepped up bomb-Laden drones and ballistic missile attacks on Saudi and Yemeni forces and Saudi vital targets,most notably the airports of the cities of the Kingdom near Yemen.
Yemen has been racked by an armed conflict that broke out after the Iranian-backed Houthis had ousted the internationally-recognized government late in 2014.
Saudi Arabia has been leading a military coalition in Yemen since 26 March 2015, in support of forces loyal to President Hadi to retake areas controlled by Houthi group (Ansar Allah).

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