SAUDI ROYAL DEFENSE FORCES INTERCEPTED BALLISTIC MISSILES TARGETING RIYADH




Mustafa AY – TDO – 26.03.2018 Saudi Royal Defense Forces’ Patriots successfully intercepted 7 ballistic missiles on air. According to Saudi sources, the missiles were launched to shoot Saudi capital Riyadh by Yemeni Shia Houthis. Saudi Arabia has been conducting its military operations against Houthis. To legitimize the bloody operations, Saudi officials have stated their concerns referring to that Shia Houthis have been guided by Iran. Moreover, these ballistic missiles threatening Saudi Arabia’s national security have been supplied by Iranians, claims Riyadh. Therefore, Saudi Arabia is subject to the ballistic missiles emanating from harsh conflict with Yemeni Houthis.