August 26, 2019 / 11:14 AM / 23 days ago

Yemen Houthis say they attacked Saudi capital, coalition dismisses report

DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen’s Houthi movement said on Monday it had attacked a military target in the Saudi capital Riyadh with armed drones - though the Saudi coalition fighting in Yemen dismissed the report.

Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki said the Houthi account was “fake and deceptive”. There was no immediate reaction from authorities in Saudi Arabia.

Reporting By Aziz El Yaakoubi; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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