Riyadh 0
4 September 2021

The Saudi Defence Ministry reported downing “three ballistic missiles and three bomb-laden drones” fired by the Huthis at Saudi territory; debris injured two and caused damage to a residential neighbourhood. The same day, the Saudi-led coalition intercepted a Huthi “explosive-laden drone” aimed at Khamis Mushait. A Huthi military spokesperson claimed that they had successfully targeted multiple Saudi energy and military facilities with six ballistic missiles and ten drones. The U.S. State Department described the Huthi attack as “completely unacceptable”, and urged “the Huthis to agree to a comprehensive ceasefire immediately and to stop these cross-border attacks and attacks inside of Yemen”.

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