Houthi Militants Fire Missiles Targeting Jazan, Khamis Mushait

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On May 21, KSA Air Defense forces intercepted a Houthi-launched Badr-1 ballistic missile targeting the southern city of Jazan. The rocket was launched from Yemen’s Saada Province and, according to Houthi media, was aimed at the Jizan airport.

On May 19, Houthi militants launched two ballistic missiles targeting Khamis Mushait. KSA Air Defense forces reported one successful intercept, while the second missile fell into an unpopulated desert area near the city.

For more, see our interactive The Missile War in Yemen.

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Shaan Shaikh, "Houthi Militants Fire Missiles Targeting Jazan, Khamis Mushait," Missile Threat, Center for Strategic and International Studies, May 22, 2018, last modified June 15, 2018, https://missilethreat.csis.org/houthi-militants-fire-missiles-targeting-jazan-khamis-mushait/.