August 28, 2018 / 9:30 AM / 23 days ago

Saudi Arabia says ballistic missile fired by Yemen's Houthis intercepted

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian air defences intercepted a ballistic missile fired in the direction of the city of Najran by Yemen’s Houthi group, the state-run Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday citing a military spokesman.

“There were no casualties as a result of the interception,” said the spokesman of the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis, Colonel Turki al-Maliki.

Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Alison Williams

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