Arab Coalition intercepts, destroys second Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

Arab Coalition intercepts, destroys second Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

The Arab Coalition said on Sunday it had intercepted and destroyed an explosives-laden drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia toward Saudi Arabia, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

Arab Coalition spokesperson Colonel Turki Al-Maliki said Arab Coalition forces were able to intercept and destroy the drone in Yemeni airspace on Sunday.

Al-Maliki added that the drone was launched by the “terrorist Houthi militia in a systematic and deliberate manner to target civilians in the Kingdom,” SPA reported.

This is the second attack on Sunday by the Iran-backed Houthi militia targeting Saudi Arabia.

The Arab Coalition also intercepted and destroyed early Sunday an explosives-laden drone launched by the Houthis toward the Kingdom.

The failed attack is the latest in the series of attempted attacks launched by the Houthis in recent weeks.

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