Houthi Missiles Target Jizan

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On May 14, Houthi militants fired a Badr-1 ballistic missile toward the Saudi Aramco facility in Jizan. According to Saudi officials, KSA air defenses monitored the missile as it failed to reach its target, falling into an uninhabited desert area. They did not fire an interceptor.

Houthi militants fired another Badr-1 targeting Jizan on May 11. KSA air defenses reported a successful intercept of the missile, which Houthi sources say was aimed at a military camp in the area.

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Shaan Shaikh, "Houthi Missiles Target Jizan," Missile Threat, Center for Strategic and International Studies, May 14, 2018, last modified June 15, 2018, https://missilethreat.csis.org/houthi-missiles-target-najran/.