Thu 23-05-2019 22:57 PM
RIYADH, 23rd May 2019 (WAM) - The Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces (RSADF) successfully managed to intercept a drone carrying explosives launched by Al-Houthi terrorist militia in an attempt to target Najran Regional Airport, being used daily by thousands of Saudi and expatriates without any regard for international humanitarian law and its customary rules, which gives special protection to civilian objects.
Official Spokesman for the coalition forces in support legitimacy in Yemen, Colonel Turki Al-Malki, said that the interception took place at 01:46 o’clock this afternoon.
Colonel Al-Malki was quoted by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, as saying that "Iranian-backed terrorist Al-Houthi militia deliberately targets civilian goals and facilities, as well as citizens and expatriates of all nationalities in a systematic manner without any considerations that would result in endangering their lives."
He warned in the strongest terms the Iranian-backed terrorist Al-Houthi militia that its continuation in targeting civilian goals and facilities as well as civilians along with that their use of tactics of terrorist attack would have strong and decisive methods of deterrence.
He also warned that the Joint Forces Command would take all deterrent measures in accordance with international humanitarian law and its customary rules.