RIYADH, 8th February, 2016 (WAM) — The Command of the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen has announced in a statement that Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces intercepted a ballistic missile launched from Yemeni territories at dawn today towards the Asir region, where it was destroyed in midair without causing any damage.

According to the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Air Force jets reacted immediately to destroy the missile launch platform located inside the Yemeni territories.