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Child Wounded from Houthi Drone Shrapnel in Saudi Arabia

Child Wounded from Houthi Drone Shrapnel in Saudi Arabia

Friday, 5 March, 2021 - 18:15
Two people were wounded after Houthi drone shrapnel falls over southern parts of Saudi Arabia. (SPA file photo)

One child and a civilian were wounded on Friday from shrapnel from Houthi armed drones that were downed by the Saudi-led Arab coalition.


The shrapnel fell over southern parts of Saudi Arabia.


The Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen had fired six explosive-laden drones towards the Kingdom on Friday.


Spokesman for the General Directorate of Civil Defense in Asir, Mohammed bin Abdo al-Sayyed said that the agency had received several calls about shrapnel landing in several residential areas in the Khamis Mushait and Ahad Rafidah provinces.


A child, 10, was wounded and he was treated by the Saudi Red Crescent.


A civilian was wounded while driving his vehicle. He has been taken to hospital and is in stable condition.


A number of houses were damaged by the shrapnel.


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