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Shrapnel from a Houthi projectile injured a 16-year-old resident of the southern Saudi village of Dhahran (Dahran) on Tuesday evening.
Saudi Press Agency cited a spokesperson for the Directorate of Civil Defence in Asir region, which borders Yemen, as confirming the attack.
Colonel Mohammed Abdul Rahim Al-Assami said civil defence attended the scene after receiving a report on Tuesday.
They transferred the injured 16-year-old to hospital. The extend of his or her injuries was not disclosed
Saudi air defences also intercepted a ballistic missile attack fired towards Yanbu from Yemen on Tuesday morning.
The latest incidents coincide with an offensive supported by the Saudi-led coalition to retake Yemen’s Houthi-held port city of Hodeidah.
Saudi Arabia has been the target of more than 120 ballistic missile attacks since entering the Yemen civil war in 2015 as part of the coalition.
Last month, the US Treasury placed five Iranians on its sanctions list for providing ballistic missile expertise to the Houthis.