Iran’s Houthi Rebel Allies in Yemen Try to Bomb Mecca With Scud Missiles
Houthi Shiite rebels fired scud missiles at Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
The missiles hit a Saudi target near Taif City which is only 50 miles from Mecca.
The Houthis fired a Russian Scud missile at Mecca two days ago.
Al Manar reported:
The rocketry force of the Yemeni army announced launching a ballistic missile (Borkan 1) onto the Saudi interior front.
Yemeni sources reported that Borkan 1 is a Russian Scud missile which has been developed by Yemeni military experts and that it covers a distance range of 800 kilometers.
The sources asserted that the rocket hit a Saudi military target in Taif city.
Yemen has been since March 26, 2015 under brutal aggression by Saudi-led coalition.
Riyadh launched the campaign against Ansarullah revolutionaries (known as Houthis) in a bid to restore power to fugitive ex-president Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi who is a close ally to Saudi Arabia.
Shoebat has video of the Scud launch.