Yemen/Saudi Arabia: Houthi strikes continue, bolstered by missile supply system

Issue 1122 - 18 Mar 2021

Houthi military spokesman Brigadier Yahya Al-Sari claimed its forces launched 14 drones and eight ballistic missiles at oil-related targets in Eastern Province and on targets in Jeddah, Jizan and Abha on 7 March, describing it as the sixth iteration of Operation Balanced Deterrence. Saudi Arabia acknowledged it had intercepted a drone attacking the Ras Tanura oil storage and shipment facility and a ballistic missile targeted on Saudi Aramco’s residential compound in Dhahran; no damage or injuries were reported in either case.

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