The UAE Ministry of Defence announced on Monday that its air defence forces had intercepted and destroyed two ballistic missiles targeting the UAE, which were fired by the Houthi militia. The ministry confirmed that there were no casualties resulting from the attack, and added that the remnants of the intercepted and destroyed ballistic missiles fell harmlessly in different areas around Abu Dhabi.
The Ministry of Defence also shared a video showing an F-16 destroying a ballistic missile launcher in Al Jawf in Yemen, immediately after it launched the two ballistic missiles at Abu Dhabi. In its statement, the ministry affirmed its full readiness to deal with any threats, adding that it will take all necessary measures to protect the UAE from any attacks. The ministry also called on the public to follow the news from the UAE’s official authorities.