Saudi Arabia shot down ballistic missile launched from Yemen

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia): 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)