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Coalition forces launches operation against Houthis in Yemen

RIYADH, Feb 23, (KUNA): The Saudi-led military coalition fighting to restore legitimacy in Yemen said on Sunday it “targeted and destroyed” ballistic missiles and storage facilities belonging to Yemen’s Houthi movement in the capital Sanaa.

“The Joint Forces Command has conducted a military operation to destroy legitimate military targets of Iran-made ballistic missiles and UAV assembly, storage and launch capabilities in the capital Sanaa,” coalition spokesman Colonel Turki Al-Malki said in a statement.

The military operation was conducted in compliance with international humanitarian law, according to the spokesman, who added that all “preventive measures and necessary precautions” were taken to protect civilians from collateral damage.

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