The coalition announces the destruction of a”booby-trapped” Houthi march


On Thursday, the Arab coalition announced the interception and destruction of a booby-trapped drone launched by the Houthi group towards Saudi Arabia, in the second attack within 24 hours.

According to a statement by the coalition, reported by the official Saudi Press Agency, “a booby-trapped drone belonging to the terrorist Houthi militia was intercepted and destroyed in Yemeni airspace, launched towards the Kingdom.”


The statement added that “the Houthi militia continues to target civilians and civilian objects, and that the coalition is taking operational measures to protect civilians and deal with the imminent threat.”

There was no immediate comment from the Houthis on what the coalition said until 09:20 GMT.

And on Wednesday, the Arab coalition announced in a statement the interception and destruction of a booby-trapped march launched by the Houthi group towards southern Saudi Arabia.

The Houthis used to announce the launch of ballistic missiles, projectiles, and marches on Saudi regions, in exchange for repeated statements by the Arab coalition led by the Kingdom in Yemen to thwart these attacks.

Since June 19, the Kingdom has witnessed almost successive announcements of thwarting Houthi explosive marches.


According to a census based on coalition data especially towards the southern region adjacent to the border with Yemen, whose total to date has exceeded 41.

On the 18th of the same month, a spokeswoman for the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Liz Throssell, said in a statement.

According to him, the Houthi group launched 128 strikes with drones and launched 31 ballistic missiles at Saudi Arabia since the beginning of this year.

Yemen has been witnessing for nearly 7 years a continuous war between the pro-government forces backed by the Arab coalition on one side.

In addition to the Houthis, on the other hand, who have controlled governorates, including the capital, Sanaa, since September 2014.