RIYADH, 14th February, 2016 (WAM) — A Scud missile launched from Yemeni territories towards Khamis Mishait in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been intercepted and destroyed by the Saudi Air Defence Forces.

The Saudi Press Agency, SPA, quoted a statement by the Coalition Command supporting the legitimacy in Yemen as saying that the Saudi Royal Air Defence Forces intercepted a Scud missile which was launched from the Yemeni territories heading for Khamis Mishait, a southern Saudi city, and completely destroyed it without causing any losses on the ground.