A five-year-old boy has been injured after a missile, launched by Houthi militias, struck in Al-Ardah district in Jazan region, according to the Saudi Civil Defense Authority.
The child was taken to a local hospital after the Katyusha rocket struck, civil defence officials said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency
The authority’s media spokesperson in Jazan, Col. Yahya Al-Qahtani, said the projectile was a Katyusha rocket fired by members of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia from within Yemeni territory.
The attack came as Yemeni forces, backed by the Saudi-led Arab coalition, made further advances to new positions in the Nahm front, east of the capital Sanaa.
The extensive fighting against the Houthis caused heavy loss of lives, Saudi Press Agency reported.
Source Credit: Arab News