Khamis Mushait, Media Spokesman of the Civil Defense Directorate in Asir Region Captain Mohammed bin Abdu Al-Sayeed said that on Friday 21/7/1442 AH corresponding to March 5, 2021, the Civil Defense received several reports on falling and dispersing shrapnel in various residential areas in Khamis Mushait and Ahad Rafidah Governorates, as a result of interception operations of bomb-laden UAVs launched by the Iran-backed terrorist Houthi militia toward the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
As a result, a 10-Year old boy was injured and was treated by the Saudi Red Crescent team, in addition to another civilian (a citizen) who was injured while he was driving his vehicle, and was transported to the hospital to receive the necessary treatment and his condition is stable, he added.
Some houses have also been inflicted with material damages, following the flying shrapnel, however these damages have not resulted in any injuries or deaths, he stated.
Accredited procedures in such cases, have been directly carried out, he concluded.
Source: Saudi Press Agency