UAE intercepts, destroys two Houthi missiles


The UAE ministry of Defence has intercepted and destroyed two Houthi ballistic missiles targetting the country, with no recorded casualties.

In a statement carried on national news agency WAM, the ministry said the "remnants of the intercepted ballistic missiles fell in separate areas around Abu Dhabi".

They added that the country is "ready to deal with any threats it faces and will take all necessary measures to protect the state from all attacks".

In a video footage shared online, the ministry said F-16 jets destroyed the missile launcher in Al Jawf at 4:10 am on Monday.

This comes a week after the Houthis launched attacks on the capital that targeted an airport and a fuel depot.

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