Military Capabilities

Saudi air defences intercept another Yemeni ballistic missile

25 September 2017

The Royal Saudi Air Defence Forces (RSADF) intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen at the southern city of Khamis Mushayt on 23 September, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported the following day.

The SPA cited Colonel Turki al-Maliki, spokesperson for the Saudi-led coalition, as saying that the continuing ballistic missile attacks are the strongest evidence of ongoing weapons smuggling into Yemen, especially through Al-Hudaydah port.

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