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Arab Coalition shoots down armed Houthi drone
Published in The Saudi Gazette on 09 - 12 - 2020

The Arab Coalition said on Wednesday its forces intercepted and destroyed an armed drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia.
In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency, the Coalition spokesman Brig. Gen. Turki Al-Maliki said the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) targeted civilian areas in southern Saudi Arabia.
"Joint Coalition Forces have intercepted and destroyed this morning (Wednesday) 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.
The Houthi militia has stepped up cross-border drone attacks recently in blatant defiance of the international humanitarian law and its customary rules. — SG


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