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Saudi Air Defense intercepts, destroys hostile aerial target

RIYADH, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- The Saudi Air Defense has intercepted and destroyed a hostile aerial target fired towards the Saudi Western Region, said the Ministry of Defense Wednesday.
"The Saudi Air Defense has intercepted and destroyed this morning, Wednesday, 08 December 2021, a hostile air target which was discovered towards the Western Region," Spokesperson of the Ministry of Defense Brigadier General Turki Al-Malki said in a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
The Ministry of Defense adopts all necessary measures to safeguard the security and integrity of the Kingdom and its national capacities, and protect civilians and civilian objects, he said.
The Ministry of Defense will undertake decisive and deterrent measures to stop these cross-border hostile acts, the spokesman added. (end) mdm.mt