Houthis fire two ballistic missiles: Arab Coalition

By Eudore R. Chand

RIYADH 5 October 2019: Iran-backed Houthi militias have fired two ballistic missiles from the Sana’a Governorate on Friday morning, said Colonel Turki A; Maliki, spokesman for the Coalition Forces for the Support of Legitimacy in Yemen.

Al Maliki was quoted by the Saudi Press Agency and Wam, as saying that the missiles were launched utilising civilian infrastructure, but fell shortly following their launch in the Saada Governorate, north-west of Yemen.

The Arab Coalition Spokesman said that Houthi militias continued to violate international humanitarian law by firing ballistic missiles indiscriminately, adding that such actions threaten the lives of hundreds of civilians.

He noted that Coalition forces continue to take strict measures to neutralise and destroy these ballistic capabilities to protect civilians inside Yemen and to also safeguard regional and international security.