Saudi Arabia intercepts missile attack, video goes viral

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile attack, video goes viral

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Web Desk): Following the ballistic missile attack on Saudi Arabia by Yemeni rebels, a video showing the Saudi military responding to an unprovoked missile attack that was intercepted on Sunday, using kingdom's missile defenses.


The vide shared by ‘Arab News’ with words, “WATCH #Saudi Patriot missiles intercepting missiles fired by #Iran-backed #Houthi militia from #Yemen toward Riyadh on Sunday night. Seven Houthi missiles were shot”

Earlier, Saudi Press Agency reported that at least one person killed and two other wounded in a ballistic missile attack on Riyadh late on Sunday on the third anniversary of a Riyadh-led war in Yemen, however the attacks were foiled timely.

According to Saudi Arabian authorities, Yemen's Shiite rebels fired seven ballistic missiles targeting different cities of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi air forces, using his air defense system, shot down all seven ballistic missiles fired from Yemen 3 over capital Riyadh however, one of the missiles left one dead and 2 injured.

The casualties were the first in Saudi Arabia's capital since the Saudi-led war in Yemen began in March 2015, though previous rockets fired by the Yemeni rebels have caused deaths in other parts of the kingdom.