Saudi Arabia reveals the damage caused by targeting Riyadh with a ballistic missile


The World – Saudi Arabia

The official spokesman for the General Directorate of Civil Defense, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Al-Hammadi, claimed that the civil defense teams in Riyadh began yesterday evening, Saturday, the incident of the fall of fragments of a ballistic missile “fired by the Houthis from inside Yemeni territory and was intercepted and destroyed,” according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

The spokesman added that shrapnel was scattered in several residential neighborhoods in separate locations, and the fall of one of the shrapnel resulted in “material damage to a house, without causing human injuries or deaths,” as he put it.

And the Saudi-led coalition of aggression on Yemen announced, yesterday evening, Saturday, that it had intercepted a ballistic attack launched by the Yemeni forces towards the capital, Riyadh.

The Saudi television quoted the “coalition” as saying that it “intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile launched by the Houthis towards the Saudi capital, Riyadh,” without further details.


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