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Houthi rebels in Yemen fire missiles into Saudi capital

Houthi officials said the missiles hit military targets, but Saudi Arabia said it intercepted the missiles.

Houthi rebels in Yemen said they had fired missiles into Saudi Arabia early this morning that reached the capital, Riyadh.

However, Saudi Arabia said it “successfully intercepted and destroyed" the missiles, which it said were headed toward Riyadh. The spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition, Col. Turki al-Maliki, called the attack “a hostile, deliberate and systematic operation to target civilians and civilian objects,” according to the state-run Saudi Press Agency.

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