Saudi Air Force intercepted a missile shot by Al Houthi militia late on Thursday. Image Credit: Twitter

Riyadh: Saudi Air Force intercepted on Thursday a missile shot by Al Houthi militia from Yemen towards border city of Jazan, Al Arabiya news reported.

Al Houthis in deadly escalation against Saudi Arabia

The Saudi forces have dealt with 104 ballistic missiles shot by the Al Houthis since June 2015, including seven fired this week at a number of Saudi cities such as Riyadh, Xinhua reported.

Riyadh accused Iran of backing the militia by trafficking weapons and missiles and contributing to the instability of the country.

Al Houthis are playing with fire

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday condemned a barrage of missile attacks against Saudi Arabia by Al Houthi militants and expressed grave concerns over reports of violations of a UN arms embargo on Al Houthi leaders.

UN condemns Al Houthi missile attacks on Saudi Arabia