Saudi Arabia Intercepts Houthi Missiles Targeting Najran, Jizan

On March 31, KSA air defenses reportedly intercepted a short-range ballistic missile launched by Houthi rebels targeting the Saudi city of Najran. An Indian resident was injured by falling debris after the missile was intercepted. Houthi media claimed the strike targeted a Saudi National Guard base in Najran and resulted in heavy casualties.

On March 29, KSA air defenses reportedly intercepted a Qaher M-2 short-range ballistic missile launched by Houthi rebels targeting the Saudi city of Jizan. The missile was launched from the Yemeni governorate of Saada, a Houthi stronghold. Amateur video shows what appears to be two interceptors launched in response. There are no reports of damage or casualties.

See CSIS’s ongoing coverage of The Missile War in Yemen.

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