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Saudi Arabia shot down missile launched from Yemen

News Agencies | Updated on: 1 December 2017, 8:52 IST
(ANI)

Saudi Arabia has intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemen's armed Houthi group.

Local media on Thursday said the missile fired from Yemen was heading towards the south-western city of Khamis Mushait. Turki al-Maliki, spokesperson for a Saudi-led coalition fighting against Shi'ite Yemeni rebels, said Huthi rebels in Yemen has control of ballistic missiles adding that they are a threat to international and regional security.

Yemen targetted Saudi Arabia for the second time with a ballistic missile this month. The earlier missile was brought down near King Khaled Airport, it said.

-ANI

First published: 1 December 2017, 8:52 IST
 
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