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Yemeni TV Shows Launch of Missile, Says Aimed at Saudi King Khaled Airport

The missile was brought down near the international airport on the northern outskirts of the capital Riyadh and did not cause any casualties

Yemeni TV station shows launch of missile, says aimed at Saudi King Khaled airport
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 Saudi Arabia's air defence forces intercepted a ballistic missile fired from warring Yemenover the capital Riyadh on Saturday (November 4), state news agencies reported.

Video distributed by Yemen's pro-Houthi Al Masirah television station on Sunday (November 5) showed what it said was the launch by Houthi forces of a ballistic missile aimed at Riyadh's King Khaled airport on Saturday. Al Masirah said the footage was filmed by Houthi forces.

The missile was brought down near King Khaled Airport on the northern outskirts of the city and did not cause any casualties, said Saudi state-owned Al Ekhbariya TV.

Yemeni TV station shows launch of missile, says aimed at Saudi King Khaled airport Haaretz/Reuters

Saudi Arabia is part of a coalition carrying out bombings of the Iran-allied armed Houthi movement in Yemen which has taken over the capital Sanaa and other parts of the country during its civil war.

Saudi Arabia, which supports the internationally-recognised Yemeni government based in Aden, has frequently intercepted missiles fired from its neighbour.