A Yemeni resident was killed and 11 wounded by the Houthi missile fired on Jizan

A Yemeni resident was killed and 11 wounded by the Houthi missile fired on Jizan

The Saudi Arabian coalition spokesman said Thursday that A Yemeni resident in Saudi Arabia was killed and 11 others were lightly wounded after they were hit by a missile fired at Jazan City, by Houthis.

The coalition intercepted the missile that al-Houthi said they had fired at the industrial city of Jizan, southern Saudi Arabia.

Col. Turki al-Maliki said at 8:34 p.m. (Wednesday) that the Coalition Air Defense Forces had monitored the launch of the Houthi ballistic missile from inside Yemen's Amran governorate towards Jizan city.

"The Royal Saudi Air Defense Force managed to intercept and destroy the missile, but its scattered shrapnel to the residential neighborhoods killed one of the Yemeni residents and slightly injured 11 civilians," The Saudi news agency SPA quoted al-Maliki as reporting.

"The rocket was deliberately launched to target residential and populated neighborhoods, which represents a direct targeting of civilians and a clear and explicit breach of international humanitarian law, including article 51 and article 52," he said.

"This hostile act demonstrates the continued involvement of the Iranian regime in supporting al-Houthi with qualitative capabilities in a clear and unequivocal defiance of the UN Resolution (2216) and Resolution No. 2231 aimed at threatening Saudi security and threatening regional and international security," he said.


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