Sunday, February 14

Saudi Intelligence Commander Killed in Yemeni Missile Strike on Saudi Military Base


TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Saudi intelligence chief was killed in a missile attack by the Yemeni army on a Saudi military base in the Kingdom's Southern province of Asir.

Quoting informed sources, Yemen's Arabic-language Sa'adah Press reported that the Saudi Army's Intelligence Commander in the region, General Hassan Ahmad al-Mutairi, was killed in a missile attack by Yemen's army.

No more details are available on the development.

On Sunday [Feb 14] the Yemeni forces pounded an important airport and a key military base in Asir province with ballistic and Scud missiles.

Yemen's Qaher-I ballistic missile precisely hit an airport in Abha region in Asir province.

Meantime, a Scud missile struck a military base in Khamis Mushait region in Asir province.

According to the eyewitnesses, several explosions were heard after the Qaher-I missile hit the Abha airport.

During recent days Yemen's Army and popular forces' missiles have been targeting several focal points of Saudi military in al-Jawazat, al-Amarah and al-Khormah in Asir province.


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