BREAKING: Yemen’s Houthi fire missile at Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh

Breaking news aljazeera

Saudi air defence says missile fired from Yemen intercepted in northeast Riyadh

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have claimed responsibiity for an explosion in Riyadh, saying they fired a long-range ballistic missile that travelled 500km over the border with Saudi Arabia.

Al Masirah, a TV network run by the Houthi rebels, claimed responsibility for the explosion on their social media account on Saturday.

The rebels said they launched a Burkan missile towards Riyadh.


According to videos published on social media, smoke could be seen rising near Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport.

Al Jazeera could not independently verify the reports.

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