Allied with Iran Houthi rebels in Yemen have attacked a desalination plant in Saudi Arabia. A missile had gone down in the coastal city of Jizan, said the spokesman of the led by Saudi Arabia military coalition in Yemen, Turki al-Malik,
According to the state owned Saudi Press Agency SPA. There were no injuries or damages, Al-Malik said. He announced retaliation for the “acts of terrorism”.
Hours earlier, the rebels had declared that they had attacked a power plant in Jizan. The cruise missile hit its target “with high accuracy” quoted the rebel-oriented television station Al Masirah a military spokesman.
The Houthi rebels, who control large parts of the Yemen, repeatedly attack places in neighboring Saudi Arabia.
An attack on an airport in the southwest of the country has recently injured 26 civilians. In addition, the rebels regularly fly attacks with armed drones.
Most recently, two Houthi drones were intercepted by the Saudi military on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabian government beefed up the security at the borders and the sensitive installations countrywide.