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Houthis Target UN Building in Dhahran Al-Janoub - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
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Houthi militias and those loyal to the ousted president Saleh yesterday targeted a United Nations building in Dhahran Al-Janoub which is located in Saudi Arabia’s Asir region. The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported that the UN De-escalation and Coordination Committee building came under fire from Katyusha shells fired by Houthi militias and those loyal to Saleh.

A member of the armed forces in charge of guarding the building Fahad Ayed Al-Shamrani was injured in the attack and he was taken to Dhahran Al-Janoub public hospital. The building’s front walls and entrances and a number of cars belonging to members of the public and the diplomatic mission were damaged.

The UN envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed condemned the Houthi militias for targeting the United Nations’ building in Dhahran Al-Janoub, Asir region.

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