Colonel Turki al-Malki, spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, displays wreckage from Iranian-Houthi suicide drones in Khobar city, last April. (AP)

November 5, 2020

The Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen said Thursday that it has intercepted and destroyed an explosive-laden drone launched by Iran-backed Houthi militias towards Saudi Arabia’s southern region.

“Joint Coalition Forces have intercepted and destroyed this evening a bomb-laden UAV launched systematically and deliberately by the terrorist Houthi militia to target civilians in the Southern Region,” said Coalition spokesman Col. Turki al-Malki.

Asharq Al-Awsat

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