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Bangladeshi injured in missile attack in Saudi Arabia

Published : Monday, 24 January, 2022 at 2:03 PM  Count : 909

A ballistic missile fired by the Houthi militia fell in an industrial zone in south western Saudi Arabia on Sunday. (SPA)

A ballistic missile fired by the Houthi militia fell in an industrial zone in south western Saudi Arabia on Sunday. (SPA)

Two residents, including a Bangladeshi citizen, sustained minor injuries after the Houthis fired a ballistic missile that fell in the industrial area of Ahad Al-Masarihah, Jazan, in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.

The residents, of Sudanese and Bangladeshi origin, were wounded and workshops and civilian vehicles were damaged in the “vicious and brutal attack” that would be dealt with firmly, the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen said, reports Arab News.

This was the third Houthi attempt to target civilians of different nationalities in the industrial area situated in the Kingdom’s south western region, the coalition said.

Early Monday statements by the coalition reported they had knocked down a ballistic missile that was launched toward Dhahran Al-Janub in the Kingdom’s Asir province.

Falling debris caused damage to workshops and civilian vehicles in the area.

They also said that a launchpad used by the militia group on Monday morning had been taken out by coalition strikes.

The coalition said on Sunday it had intercepted and destroyed two drones that were launched from Yemen’s Al-Jouf governorate.




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