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Pakistan condemns ballistic missile attack on Najran in KSA

ISLAMABAD-UNS – Pakistan has condemned the ballistic missile attack by Houthi militia on the city of Najran in Saudi Arabia on 05 January 2018.

“Pakistan commends the Government of Saudi Arabia for destroying the missile before it caused any civilian casualties. It is however concerned at reports that there was some damage to property,” the Foreign Office spokesperson stated in a press release on Tuesday.

“The Government reiterates its full support and solidarity with the leadership, the Government and people of Saudi Arabia against any threats to its territorial integrity and threats against Harmain Sharifain,” he added.

As per details, Royal Saudi Air Defense forces intercepted a ballistic missile fired on Najran on 5th January.

Late last month in statement, Islamabad expressed concerns stating that “the increasing frequency and ferocity of the missile attacks, targeted at innocent civilians by Houthi rebels, pose a threat to regional peace and security.



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