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13 Jun 2020 | 04:26 PM UTC

Saudi Arabia: Ballistic missiles intercepted over Najran June 13

Saudi Arabia News Alert

Royal Saudi Air Defence intercepts two ballistic missiles launched towards over Najran on June 13; further cross-border attacks possible in the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/13/2020, 12:00 AM until 6/15/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Riyadh). COUNTRY/REGION Najran


According to the Saudi Press Agency the Royal Saudi Air Defence intercepted a ballistic missile launched towards the city of Najran (Najran province) on Saturday, June 13. Reportedly, the missile was fired from the Yemeni city of Sa'dah (Sa'dah province). Some residents were injured after fragments from the destroyed missile hit them.

Further cross-border attacks are possible over the near term.


Yemen is engaged in a complex and deadly conflict, ongoing since Houthi rebels entered a civil war with the Yemeni government, supported by a Saudi-led coalition, in 2015.


Individuals in Saudi Arabia are advised to monitor developments to the situation and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.


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