The footage belows depicts the moment when a ballistic missile targeted a military air base in the Saudi city of Taif late Saturday night. The King Fahd Air Base, which hosts US military personnel training Saudi Arabia’s armed forces, is loacted in the city.
The Saudi military said the missile was intercepted and caused no damage, however, the footage shows that it landed and caused an explosion. The US military’s Central Command has not commented on the incident.
Meanwhile, the pro-Houthi Al-Masirah tv channel, said the missile (a local variant of a Soviet-era Scud missile – Volcano-1) hit the Saudi military base. There are no confirmed reports about the casualties among the bases’ military personnel.
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