Yemeni rebels fired rockets at the UN office in Saudi Arabia

Yemeni rebels, the Houthis fired missiles at the building of the UN office in Saudi Arabia. About it reports Reuters with reference to the statement aired by Al Arabiya TV.

The incident occurred in the province of Asir on the border with Yemen. Rocket jet systems of volley fire struck the entrance to the building of the UN mission. About victims and victims is not reported. Neither the UN nor the cosity of the incident did not comment.

From what MLRS rocket was fired, not reported. On arming the rebels are numerous examples of Soviet equipment, including some BM-13, also known as “Katyusha”.

In Yemen for several years civil war continues. One of the warring parties are the military wing of the Houthis, the Shiite movement “Ansar Allah” and those loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh of the army, the other troops expelled their Sunni President Abd-rabbu Mansour Hadi and the coalition, led by Saudi Arabia.

At the end of March 2015, the coalition launched a military campaign against the rebels with the aim of returning to power Hadi.