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Houthi rebels claim attack on Riyadh


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On Sunday, Houthi rebels confirm being behind the attempted strikes on Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and other regions, threatening more attacks.

A Saudi-led military coalition on Saturday said it stopped a Houthi ballistic missile targeting Riyadh.

According to Houthi spokesman Yahya al-Saree, "the operation was carried out with a ballistic missile and 15 drones... targeting sensitive areas in the enemy's capital of Riyadh."


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"Our operations will continue and will expand as long as the aggression and siege on our country continues,” he added.

Fragments of the missile scattered over several Riyadh neighbourhoods, damaging at least one home but no casualties were reported, authorities said.

Separately, the coalition said it had intercepted six Houthi drones targeting the kingdom, including the southern cities of Khamis Mushait and Jizan.

The rebels have increased their attacks on the kingdom while trying to seize the Yemeni government's last northern stronghold of Marib.



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