Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 25 May 2019

How far can Yemen’s Scud missiles go? - graphic

It remains unknown how many Scud missiles Houthi forces currently have in their arsenal but Yemen’s military was believed to have had 300 Scud missiles when the conflict began - most of which fell under control of Houthi rebels and forces allied with former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh.
File photo of a US soldier, right, and Saudi police officers examine the wreck of a missile, believed to be a Soviet-made Scud, which landed in downtown Riyadh in January 1991 when Iraq launched a missile attack on the Saudi capital.
File photo of a US soldier, right, and Saudi police officers examine the wreck of a missile, believed to be a Soviet-made Scud, which landed in downtown Riyadh in January 1991 when Iraq launched a missile attack on the Saudi capital.

It remains unknown how many Scud missiles Houthi forces currently have in their arsenal but Yemen’s military was believed to have had 300 Scud missiles when the conflict began - most of which fell under control of Houthi rebels and forces allied with former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Updated: June 7, 2015 04:00 AM

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