RIYADH, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen announced on Tuesday the interception of a ballistic missile shot from Yemen by Houthi militias towards border city Jazan.
The coalition spokesperson Turki Al-Maliki said in a statement that the missile was shot on Tuesday evening from Omran province towards Saudi Arabia. He said that the Saudi air forces destroyed the missile and no injuries were reported.
The statement highlighted that since the beginning of the war in Yemen, the Houthi militias shot 179 missiles towards Saudi cities.
Saudi Arabia has been accusing Iran of supporting the militias by supplying them with missiles and weapons to destabilize the regional security.