VIDEO: Arab Coalition forces destroy several Houthi drones launched at kingdom
26 Mar 2021
The coalition said the Iran-aligned Houthis attempted to target universities in both Najran and Jazan, Saudi cities.
Gulf Today Report
Arab Coalition forces battling Houthi forces in Yemen said on Thursday it had intercepted and destroyed explosive-laden drones aimed at Saudi Arabia, state TV reported.
The coalition said the Iran-aligned Houthis attempted to target universities in both Najran and Jazan, Saudi cities near the Yemeni border. The coalition said it had destroyed the one targeting Najran, as well as six additional explosive-laden drones fired by the Houthis aimed at the kingdom, according to Reuters.
On Friday, the Houthi group said it had launched attacks against several Saudi Aramco facilities and military sites in the kingdom.
Houthi military spokesman Yahya Sarea said on Twitter that the group had targeted King Abdelaziz military base in Dammam and military sites in Najran and Asir. Sarea also said they targeted Aramco facilities in Ras al-Tanura, Rabigh, Yanbu and Jizan.