Arab Coalition Launches 24-Hour Air Operations Against Houthis, Strikes Yemen’s Capital

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18 one 2022 00:23 GMT

The Houthi attacks on Monday left three dead and eight wounded in the United Arab Emirates.

General Turki al Maliki, spokesman for the Saudi-led military coalition to fight the Houthi militia in Yemen, has announced that an F-15 fighter has destroyed two ballistic missile launchers in Sana’a in response to “hostile terrorist attacks” by the Houthis this Monday in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Coalition forces launched 24-hour air operations in the Yemeni capital and urged civilians to stay away from military camps for their own safety.

Al Maliki noted in a release this Monday that the Arab coalition intercepted eight drones loaded with explosives that were launched by the Houthis towards Saudi Arabia to attack civilians. In this sense, he stressed that the “terrorist militia” threatens regional security, in addition to endangering freedom of navigation and international trade in the southern Red Sea and in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait.

The Houthi attacks this Monday They left three dead and eight injured in the United Arab Emirates.

“The heinous and hostile attack against the UAE brothers, targeting two economic facilities and the Abu Dhabi international airport with the use of three explosive-laden drones, which the Houthi terrorist militia has claimed to be Iran’s proxy in the region. , is a cowardly terrorist attack and a flagrant violation of international humanitarian law that contradicts all humanitarian values, as innocent civilians were deliberately targeted,” the Saudi spokesman said.

The authors of the recent attacks against the Arab countries must be “accountable”, said Al Maliki.

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