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19 Feb 2019 | 09:52 AM UTC

Saudi Arabia: Houthi missile strike in Asir province Feb. 18

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Houthi militants in Yemen fire missile into Asir province on February 18

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/19/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/23/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Riyadh). COUNTRY/REGION Aseer province


Houthi militants in Yemen reportedly fired a ballistic missile into Asir province on Monday, February 18. According to local sources, a military facility. As of Tuesday, February 19, it remains unclear if the missile strike resulted in any damage or casualties. Further such attacks targeting southern Saudi Arabia are possible in the near term.


Reports estimate that Houthi militants have fired over 200 missiles at Saudi Arabia since 2015, when Saudi Arabia began backing the Yemeni government against Houthi separatists in the Yemeni Civil War. Southern Saudi Arabia is a frequent target of Houthi missile attacks, and Riyadh has also seen several missile attacks in the last several months; however, they rarely result in many damages or casualties.


In the event of a missile attack, individuals in Saudi Arabia are advised to seek shelter, monitor developments to the situation, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities or their home governments.


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