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May 20, 2019
Saudi Arabia's Air Defenses shoots down two missiles heading towards Makkah and Jeddah
Saudi rabia's air defense forces shoots down two missiles heading towards Makkah and Jeddah fired by Iran backed Houthis in Yemen as per the report of Al Arabiya news.
The report said the ballistic missile was shot down in Taif, just 50 Km away from Makkah, and the other was intercepted at Red Sea port city of Jeddah, eyewitnesses including Saudi channel cited the moments of shot down.
- The Saudi government is yet to issue a formal statement to acknowledge the missile fire. Many Muslims took the social media to express their anger with a trending hashtag #HouthiStrikeMecca.
- However, The Houthis made no official claims to the missile fire, till now.
- The Makkah city is in between the two cities of Taif and Jeddah, As both the missiles were shot down near to the Holy Muslims. The world Muslims showing anger and fear on social media platforms.
- Worldwide Muslims in millions visiting the Holy Mosque of Makkah to perform their Umrah in the holy month of Ramadan, when they are fasting from dawn to dusk.