An Indian expatriate was hurt when Yemeni rebel forces fired a ballistic missile at a Saudi Arabian National Guard base in the kingdom’s southern Najran region.
Aden based Al-Masirah television reported Saturday identifying the missile as the short-range Badr-1. The report said that the missile attack had led to “losses in the ranks of the enemy and its military equipment.”
However, Saudi military spokesman Colonel Turki Al-Maliki said that at 10:16 AM on Saturday its air defense forces detected the launch of a ballistic missile from the territory of Yemen towards Saudi Arabia, Saudi media reported.
Colonel Al-Maliki also said that the missile was fired towards Najran region to target civilian and populated areas. The missile was intercepted and destroyed by the Saudi Royal Air Defense Forces. According to preliminary information, the missile interception resulted in a minor injury for an Indian expatriate.
On March 25, Houthi forces in Yemen fired seven missiles at Riyadh. Saudi Arabia had claimed to have successfully intercepted all seven but reported a civilian casualty when debris from the intercepted missile fell on a private property.
Yemeni forces on Sunday fired seven ballistic missiles, including the newly launched short-range ballistic missile ‘Badr, at the Saudi-led coalition, the Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported. The missile unit of the Yemeni army also fired two other homegrown missiles ‘Borkan H2 and ‘Qaher M2 on Sunday night at the King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Abha International Airport in Asir, and a local airport in Jizan region as well as some other areas in southern Saudi Arabia, it said
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Yemeni forces on Wednesday evening fired another domestically-built ballistic missile at the Saudi base in the border region of Najran, for the second time this week, local media reports. Yemens Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported, citing a military source, that the al-Sadis military base had been targeted with a short-range Zelzal-2 (Earthquake-2) missile, in retaliation for the Saudi-led military strikes against their country
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Irans Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshrou has dismissed Saudi Arabias claims that Iran has provided missiles to Yemen as ‘illusion and ‘unfounded. “Accusing Iran of providing or smuggling ballistic missiles to one of the parties to the conflict in Yemen is nothing but an attempt to conceal the brutal and unlawful aggression in Yemen and the extremely appalling situation caused by such aggression,” Khoshrou was quoted as saying by
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