The Saudi-led Arab coalition announced on Wednesday that the Iran-backed Houthi militias fired a ballistic missile that later crashed in Yemen.
Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki said the militias fired the rocket from residential areas in the in Shar district in the Saada province.
The projectile crashed in al-Safraa region, also in Saada, he added.
Maliki accused the Houthis of persistently violating international humanitarian law by firing ballistic missiles that crash arbitrarily in residential areas, threatening the lives of innocent lives in Yemen.
The coalition will continue to take firm deterrent measures to neutralize and destroy the Houthis’ ballistic capabilities to protect the Yemeni people and regional and international security, he vowed.