Saudi Arabia destroys explosive-laden drone launched by Houthis

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The Arab Coalition on Sunday intercepted and destroyed an explosive-laden drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia targeting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency reported quoting statements from the Coalition’s spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki.

“Joint Coalition Forces have intercepted and destroyed this morning (Sunday) a bomb-laden UAV launched systematically and deliberately by the terrorist Houthi militia to target civilians and civilian objects in the Southern Region,” Al-Maliki said in a statement.

This destruction of the drone early Sunday came after the Coalition on Saturday evening had intercepted and destroyed an explosive-laden drone launched by the Houthi militia targeting Saudi Arabia.

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Saturday’s interception of the Houthi launched drone was the third in two days as the Coalition forces had on Friday intercepted and destroyed two explosive-laden drones launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia.

The failed attacks are the latest in the series of armed drones launched by the Houthis in recent weeks.

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