Saudi air defence intercepts two Houthi drones

The drones targeted the Saudi city of Khamis Mushait



Saudi Arabia’s air defence forces intercepted two drones launched by Yemen’s Houthis and targeting the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi led coalition spokesman said in statement released by Saudi Press Agency early on Tuesday.

The statement gave no further details.

Houthi-run Masirah TV reported earlier on Monday that the Iran-aligned movement had carried out attacks on King Khalid airbase near Khamis Mushait in southwestern Saudi Arabia.

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