Mustafa AY – TDO – 05.04.2018 In the middle of last March, Yemeni Shia Houthis launched 7 balistic missile against Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh. Afterwards, Patriot counter-missile batteries belonging to Royal Saudi Defense Forces immediately intercepted Houthis’ balistic missiles in air. However, that Saudi Patriots intercepted the missile could not hinder the death of a Saudi citizen unfortunately.
Today, Yemeni Houthis launched another balistic missile to Saudi Arabia’s port city of Jazan, which hosts Saudi oil giant ARAMCO’s facilities. Saudi Patriots systems successfully got engaged in the missile in air effective immediately. Following the missile assail by Shia Houthis, ARAMCO officials from the corporation’s Twitter account notified that their facilities did not take any damage. The facilities are safely operating as usual. In addition to the corporation’s facilities, no person took physical damage caused by the missile, ARAMCO added at the final of its Tweet.