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Saudi intercepts ballistic missile headed to Riyadh from Yemen

Saudi Arabian air defence intercepted at least three ballistic missiles

Saudi intercepts ballistic missile headed to Riyadh from Yemen

Saudi Arabia intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile headed to the capital Riyadh from Yemen.

It is part of a campaign to launch attacks on the kingdom, state-run Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday.

Saudi Arabian air defence intercepted at least three ballistic missiles, launched by Yemen’s Houthis, aimed at the cities of Najran and Jazan, SPA reported Monday night. The kingdom also intercepted and destroyed eight drones, laden with explosives, it said.

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