ADEN, Yemen-The Saudi-led Arab Coalition's Patriot system, intercepted two ballistic missiles, fired by the Shiite Houthi militants, on the Red Sea coast city of Mocha, on Sunday night.

The missile defence of the anti-Houthi coalition, succeeded in destroying the two ballistic missiles, fired on pro-government army bases in Mocha city, according to the military source, who declined to be named.

"The two ballistic missiles, aimed at a key military base, hosting newly-recruited Yemeni government forces and senior officers of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)," the source said.

A few days ago, the Saudi-led coalition dispatched large military reinforcements, commanded by Major General Tariq, the nephew of former President, Ali Abdullah Saleh, to fight the Houthi militants, in Yemen's western coast areas.

Saudi Arabia is leading a mostly Arab military coalition, to fight the Houthi rebels in Yemen, since Mar, 2015.

Houthis have been controlling much of Yemen's north by force, including the capital, Sanaa, since 2014.

The war has killed more than 10,000 Yemenis, mostly civilians, and displaced over three million others, according to humanitarian agencies.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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