Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone in border province

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's air defence forces in the southern border province of Najran intercepted a drone fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, the kingdom's Washington embassy said in a statement on Wednesday. The Houthis' Al Masirah TV said earlier that the group had launched a drone attack on Najran airport, targeting hangars containing two planes.

Reuters May 23, 2019 04:05:45 IST
Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone in border province

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone in border province

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's air defence forces in the southern border province of Najran intercepted a drone fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, the kingdom's Washington embassy said in a statement on Wednesday.

The Houthis' Al Masirah TV said earlier that the group had launched a drone attack on Najran airport, targeting hangars containing two planes. There have been no reports of damage or casualties.

(Reporting by Nayera Abdallah; writing by Stephen Kalin; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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