UAE intercepts, destroys ballistic missile launched by Houthis

The UAE’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced Monday that its air defence forces had intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile launched by the Houthi terrorist group at the UAE.

In a statement, the ministry confirmed that "there were no casualties resulting from the attack and the fragments of the ballistic missile fell outside of populated areas".

It added that the "UAE air defence forces and the Coalition Command had succeeded in destroying the missile launcher in Yemen after identifying locations of the sites".

The ministry reaffirmed its "full readiness to deal with any threats," adding that it will "take all necessary measures to protect the UAE from any attacks".

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