United Arab Emirates forces destroyed the launch website from which the Iran-backed Houthi militia fired two missiles towards Abu Dhabi early Monday morning, in line with the UAE Ministry of Protection.
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An F-16 fighter jet destroyed the launch website in al-Jawf, in northern Yemen, at 4:10 a.m.
The 2 missiles have been intercepted over the UAE capital Abu Dhabi and there have been no reported casualties or accidents, the protection ministry stated in an earlier assertion.
The tried assault got here one week after Houthis focused Abu Dhabi with two drones, killing three individuals.
One Pakistani and two Indian nationals have been killed, and 6 others have been injured starting from mild to medium, when the incident occurred at 10 a.m. on Monday January 17, in line with WAM and ADNOC.
MOD Joint Operations Command publicizes that at 04:10 hrs Yemen time an F-16 destroyed a ballistic missile launcher in Al Jawf, instantly after it launched two ballistic missiles at Abu Dhabi. They have been efficiently intercepted by our air defence techniques. Video connected. pic.twitter.com/laFEq3qqLm
— وزارة الدفاع |MOD UAE (@modgovae) January 24, 2022
It was a uncommon occasion of assaults on UAE soil, usually seen as a protected haven in a turbulent area.
The UAE intervened in Yemen’s civil warfare in 2015 as a part of the Arab Coalition with Saudi Arabia.
It scaled down its operations in 2019. The coalition made vital advances in early January, taking the Shabwa and Ain districts.
A UAE cargo ship, the Rwabee, was hijacked by Houthi forces on the evening of January 1.
The ship was on its manner from Socotra Island in Yemen to the port of Jazan in Saudi Arabia, carrying tools leased by a Saudi firm utilized in a subject hospital on the island, in line with the Arab Coalition.
The Houthis claimed that the vessel was carrying army tools.
Onboard have been seven Indian sailors, an Ethiopian, and Indonesian, a Filipino, and a sailor from Myanmar.
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